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BACKGROUND School health education can effectively help reduce the prevalence of health-risk behaviors among students and have a positive influence on students' academic performance. This article describes the characteristics of school health education policies and programs in the United States at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. METHODS(More)
  • Shi, Jacquee Albers, Maria P Alexander, Eduardo A Alvarado, Kathy M Anderson, Harriet Arvey +143 others
  • 2014
The following provided assistance to the development of the School Health Index. The affiliations listed are those of the contributors at the time they participated. Introduction Why Use the School Health Index? Promoting healthy and safe behaviors among students is an important part of the fundamental mission of schools, which is to provide young people(More)
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