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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.

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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Medicaid 101 for School Superintendents

This brief explores what Medicaid is, what it covers—in and out of school—and how school districts can leverage Medicaid to enhance school health services.

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COVID-19 Resources for Teachers Test (DNA-F2L-Health Wellness)

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Aprendizaje social y emocional el hogar & la escuela

Este recurso puede ser un comienzo para aumentar las relaciones positivas y construir el tiempo para abordar las necesidades de bienestar y salud mental con sus estudiantes. Creado por Class…

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Social Emotional Learning for Home & School

This resource can be a start to increase positive relationships and build in time for addressing well-being and mental health needs with your students. Created by Class Catalyst & Mindful…

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Building Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support School Behavioral Health Services: Washington’s Children’s Regional Behavioral Health Pilot Program

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Understanding the Financial Impact of Expanding Medicaid Funded School Health Services in Colorado

Colorado conducted a pilot study to better understand the financial impact of expanding its school Medicaid program and make data-informed decisions about how best to move forward with a state…

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Healthy and Ready to Learn: Recommendations for the Next Administration

(September 2020) The next President of the United States has an enormous responsibility—and opportunity—to improve health outcomes by supporting states and communities in creating schools where children can thrive. This document was delivered to both campaigns and outlines our recommendations, which include evidence-based, specific actions that can be implemented immediately, without congressional approval.

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ASHRAE: Reopening of Schools and Universities

This resource from American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers aims to help designers retrofit and plan for the improvement of indoor air quality and to slow the transmission…

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Schools for Health: Risk Reduction Strategies for Reopening Schools

This resource from Harvard Chan School’s Healthy Buildings Program presents a range of control strategies that should be considered in discussions of school reopenings.

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CDC: Colleges, Universities, and Higher Learning: Plan, Prepare, and Respond

Guidance for higher education on planning, preparing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including cleaning, communications and travel.

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Return to School Roadmap: An Opportunity Lab Initiative

A roadmap of essential actions to help district and school leaders plan and implement a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school.

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