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Research Review: School-based Health Interventions and Academic Achievement

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Schools

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School administrators, staff, community supporters, parents, policy makers

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Downloadable report, summaries, and Powerpoint slides

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By Julia Dilley, PhD
Jointly produced by the Washington State Department of Health, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and State Board of Health. (Sept 2009)

"Research Review: School-based Health Interventions and Academic Achievement" is a report of research analyzing the link between health risks and academic risks using 2006 Healthy Youth Survey data. It includes a literature review on evidence-based school health interventions that show improvements in both health and academics.