From proper nutrition and physical fitness to accounting for the socio-emotional growth of students and the well-being of teachers, school-based health initiatives have empowered academic achievement and enhanced students’ ability to learn.
Across the nation, health and wellness has become a prominent issue in academic life. Research has shown that incorporating healthy lifestyle supports into student life directly relates to classroom performance — a healthier student is better equipped for learning.
Because of this, schools with prioritized health and wellness programs create a more effective school environment and help students and teachers achieve their best.
Watch how schools, teachers, administrators and community partners incorporate and care for all aspects of students’ lives to prepare them to be focused and fit for the classroom and for life.