Physical and emotional well-being are essential for a child to succeed in school. Yet, many children come to school suffering from conditions that seriously affect their attendance, achievement, connectedness to school, and dropout rates. Left untreated, these conditions can have a devastating and long-term impact. California’s school-based health centers are located in schools serving some of the state’s most vulnerable children. This chapter of “student Supports: Getting the Most out of Your LCFF Investment,” details how school districts can establish or expand their own school-based health centers to support progress on the LCFF priorities.
An overview of the elements of successful partner collaboration, focused on partnerships needed to create a school-based health center.
A webportal to toolkits and reports to help start a school-based health center or improve and expand an existing health services and programs.
A webpage with the latest information on the impacts of school-based health centers.
A review of the research regarding the case for investing in school-based health care and improving access to healthcare via schools.
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