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Why School -- and Society -- Should Care About Student Health


Charles Basch

Charles Basch

Citing a wealth of research linking students' health status to their ability to learn and perform well in school, TC's Charles E. Basch, Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education, argues in the journal School Administrator that schools must make ensuring student health as a fundamental part of their mission.

LINK: Investing in Healthier Students

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