Jul
16
2013

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care

Learn about how the National School-Based Health Alliance is working to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care here.

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Dec
28
2012

School-Based Health Center Video

Learn more about School-Based Health Centers by watching this award-winning, short video about the SBHCs in the Omaha Public Schools! 

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Dec
06
2012

The Health, Well-being and Educational Success of School-Age Youth and School Based Health Care

The best teachers and schools cannot compensate for poor health, hunger, fear and distress, violence, bullying or poverty. When students wrestle with these and other social barriers, they are more likely to miss school, do poorly on tests and drop out.

In fact, nearly one-third of all students in the United States do not graduate from high school on time. For Black, Latino and American Indian students, that number jumps to half. It’s a destructive cycle: students who don’t graduate face lifelong health risks and medical costs, and are more likely to engage in risky health behaviors. They… Read More

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