School Health

Using Covid Relief Funds to Advance Student and Staff Health

For all the talk about the pandemic’s impact on academic achievement, the coronavirus crisis remains…

Why Investing in Ventilation Could Pay Dividends for Learning

Once relegated to those dry, dull school board discussions about facilities, ventilation is having a…

Now is the Time to Future-Proof Schools Against Outbreaks

Covid-19 is not the first, the second, or even the third infectious disease to emerge…

School-Based Health Care is Key to Helping Student Succeed

This piece was published in The Hill. Healthy students are better learners. They…

Why We Shouldn’t Be So Certain That Schools Should Be Open

With the coronavirus surging again and state and local officials closing down communities for a…

Where the Covid-19 Vaccine Meets The Anti-Vax Movement: Schools

This commentary was originally published in The Hill. The long-simmering national debate over childhood…

Public Health and the Safe Reopening of Schools

This piece was orginally published as a commentary in Politico. The unfolding complexity of school reopening…

How Preserving Medicaid Helps Sustain School Budgets

K-12 education and Medicaid are often cast as competing state budget priorities. Amid the calamitous…

How Education and Health Sectors Can Collaborate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls integrating health and education initiatives “an untapped…