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, presented to both campaigns prior to the 2020 election, outlines our recommendations for large-scale federal investment along with evidence-based, specific actions that can be implemented immediately, without congressional approval.

Visit HSC’s national policy page to learn more about the Change for Good framework that informs these federal recommendations and our vision for rebuilding the education system—including the services it provides beyond the essential task of teaching our children—with health and equity at the center.

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