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We provide guides for advocating for effective policy changes as well as practical tools for incorporating health and wellness into schools. Browse through our resources or select an audience to see curated resources.

Healthy Students, Promising Futures Website

The Healthy Students, Promising Futures (HSPF) Learning Collaborative brings together state teams committed to increasing access to Medicaid services in schools and promoting safe and supportive school environments. The website features profiles of the state teams and resources.

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Healthy and Ready to Learn: Recommendations for Illinois’ Governor

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100 Day Report: The Trump Administration’s Actions on Student Health and Wellness

How has the Trump administration acted on the opportunity to help create a better future for our children and our nation by improving health in schools?

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Parents’ Guide for Healthy Schools

Guía Práctica de Padres para Escuelas Saludables Creating Meaningful School-Based Change for Health and Wellness in Chicago We are pleased to release the Parents’ Practical Guide for Healthy Schools. This…

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Stakeholder’s Guide to Implementing the Change in the Free Care Policy

The change in the free care policy presents an important opportunity to increase access to and resources for school health services. While the December 2014 State Medicaid Director letter clarified…

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Metrics Working Group of the National Collaborative on Education and Health Report

Metrics Working Group of the National Collaborative on Education and Health Report to the National Steering Committee. December 2014.

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Health Systems Working Group Report

Health Systems Working Group of the National Collaborative on Education and Health Report to the National Steering Committee. December 2014.

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Chronic Absenteeism Working Group Report

Report on the Chronic Absenteeism Working Group of the National Collaborative on Education and Health. October 2015.

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Substance Misuse Working Group Summary

National Collaborative on Education and Health Working Group on Substance Misuse

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Mental Health Promotion to Advance the Conditions for Learning in Schools and Early Care and Education: Summary of Convenings

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CDC: Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

This guidance provides updated recommendations for schools and childcare programs before and during a COVID-19 outbreak, including new considerations for school closures and strategies for mitigation based on the level of COVID-19 cases within a community. This resource is also available in Spanish.

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CDC: FAQ for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs

The CDC offers answers to frequently asked questions for administrators, teachers and parents when planning and responding to COVID-19, as well as considerations for the cancelation of school events and school closures. This resource is also available in Spanish.

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