Student Health

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…

Tapping Medicaid to Address Mental Health at School

In Florida and New Jersey, public schools are adding mental health classes to their curriculum.

How Moving the Poverty Line Could Harm Schools and Students

The Trump administration wants to redefine the way we set the poverty line in this…

How Education and Health Sectors Can Collaborate

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

The Toll That Measles Outbreaks Take on Schools

There is a post circulating on Facebook from a young mother asking for advice on…

Another Piece of the School Choice Puzzle: Student Vaccinations

Campaigns of mass vaccination against infectious diseases represents one of the most successful public health…