New Tools and Research on Healthy Schools
Be sure to visit the Whole Child Resource Clearinghouse frequently for links to helpful Web content on all aspects of the whole child. Some new items related to healthy schools include
- Research Review: School-Based Health Interventions and Academic Achievement from the Washington State Board of Health provides important new evidence that links student health and academic performance. It identifies proven health interventions and practical resources that can positively affect both student health and academic achievement.
- School Health Policy Resources from the CDC has information, tools, and resources to support school policy and program development, implementation, and evaluation.
- 2009 Health and Wellness Best Practices Guide for Colorado School Districts is an online guide designed for administrators, school board members, parents, and community members that highlights school-district level best practices for healthy schools, students, and staff. A shorter version of this guide is available for download in English and Spanish.