Health education: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006.

  title={Health education: results from the School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006.},
  author={Laura K Kann and Susan K. Telljohann and Susan Frelick Wooley},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={77 8},
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 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts the School Health Policies and Programs Study every 6 years. In 2006, computer… CONTINUE READING


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