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 Learning Collaborative
The Healthy Students, Promising Futures (HSPF) Learning Collaborative, led by HSC, brings together state teams committed to increasing access to school health services billed to Medicaid. HSPF offers numerous resources and hosts an active webinar series (archive available) featuring Medicaid policy experts, state government officials and school district leaders.
Schools Are Key to Improving Children’s Health: How Illinois Can Leverage Medicaid Funds to Expand School Health Services
January 2021 | This brief addresses the steps Illinois must take to amend its state Medicaid plan and increase access to school health services. It includes school provider staffing and student health metrics and lessons learned from other states.
Schools Are Key to Improving Children’s Health
January 2020 | 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 national policy brief addresses the opportunities to expand on health services delivered within a school by school nurses and other district-employed providers.