3074.0 Academic Achievement and School Health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
The connection between student health and achievement is accepted by all, yet is difficult to measure and quantify. This session will offer content on absenteeism, fitness, and other health variables on health and academic outcomes.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify health and fitness variables linked to student achievement and health outcomes
Nancy Edtl, RN BSN MBA

8:30 AM
Burden of Asthma on California Schools: Statewide and Local Attendance and Financial Losses and Academic Achievement Analysis
Mary Kreger, Dr PH, Roxanna Guide, MPH, Mira Bullen, BA, Marion Standish, JDL, Claire Brindis, DrPH and Katherine Sargent, BA
8:50 AM
9:10 AM
Addressing Both Health and Academic Achievement Gaps in Rural Contexts
Jody Langdon, PhD, Ashley Walker, PhD, CHES and Gavin Colquitt, EdD

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Organized by: School Health Education and Services