student health Tag Archive

Prevention and Discipline for Student Vaping

In the past few years, the use of e-cigarettes — also known as vaping — has increased dramatically among school-age youth. This issue...

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How States Are Addressing the Student Vaping Epidemic

Did you know nearly 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school children currently use electronic cigarettes? Between 2011 and...

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Public Health in Schools Meets Religious and Philosophical Beliefs

In the past year, New York City saw a large scale measles outbreak, bringing forth news stories and public discourse around whether states...

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What Goes Into Improving School Climate?

States want to ensure students and teachers feel safe and supported in classrooms and schools. There are countless ways education leaders...

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How States Are Addressing Student Health Concerns During the Measles Outbreak

Measles outbreaks across the United States in 2019 have already broken a 25-year record for the most cases in a year. Schools are at the...

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Not Just School Lunch – Federal Initiatives to Improve Student Nutrition

Learning does not occur in a vacuum. Most, if not all, students carry outside influences with them when they come to school. For students...

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