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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.

New Orleans Chicken and Polenta Napoleon

Cooking up Change Chicago 2012 recipe

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The Movement Movement

A Strategic Plan to Strengthen Physical Education in Chicago Public Schools. Healthy Schools Campaign contributed to the production of this plan.

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Healthy Celebration Sample Letter

A sample letter of communicating a healthy celebration to parents, guardians and staff. In an editable Microsoft Word template.

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Healthy Fundraising Sample Letter

A sample letter of communicating a healthy fundraiser to parents, guardians and staff. In an editable Microsoft Word template.

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Español Healthy Fundraising Letter

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Health in Mind: Improving Education through Wellness

Research documents what educators know: healthy students are better prepared to learn and succeed in school. Yet current health and education policy misses several simple, vital opportunities to boost academic…

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A Guide to Expanding Medicaid-Funded School Health Services

This guide is designed to support everyone working to expand access to school health services that are paid through Medicaid, including state and local education agency staff, state Medicaid agencies, school health providers, public health professionals and advocates. All of these stakeholders share a common goal: improve student health and educational outcomes.

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Schools Are Key to Improving Children’s Health

Key opportunities exist for education, healthcare and public health sectors to improve both health and education outcomes by focusing on school-based health services. This brief addresses the opportunities to expand on health services delivered within a school by school nurses and other district-employed providers.

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