Recommended Read: Health Is Academic: A Guide to Coordinated School Health Programs. Edited by Eva Marx and Susan Frelick Wooley with Daphne Northrop.
The content is based on the knowledge and experiences of teachers, principals, administrators, school board members, nurses, psychologists, counselors, and other health and education experts around the country. Top researches in the field wrote the chapters, and more than 300 professional educators reviewed them."
What I Say:
- focuses on key risks to health and learning
- receives support from students, family, friends, and adults within the school community
- draws on the thoughts and efforts of many disciplines, community groups, and agencies
- uses multiple programs or components
- provides staff development programs
- uses inclusive and broadly based program planning"