Health and Nutrition

Resource: 2017 School Health Index

This self-assessment and planning tool can help schools improve their health and safety policies and programs at the elementary, middle, and high school level. 

Report: 2016 School Health Policies and Practices Study

This report describes the findings of the 2016 School Health Policies and Practices Study, which addresses health education, physical education and physical activity, nutrition environment and services, and other tenets of the whole child approach.

Resource: Increasing Adolescent Immunization Coverage

This online course will equip participants to describe the importance of the HPV vaccine, implement the “same way, same day” approach to HPV vaccination, and answer patients’ and families’ questions accurately and succinctly.

Resource: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

This framework can help schools plan and organize physical education and activity before, during, and after school to increase students’ overall physical activity and health.

Report: America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2017

This report, which marks the 20th release of this flagship publication, provides the most recent statistics on children and families in the U.S. across 41 key indicators.