Student Health Services

Student Health Services

Published: 4/4/2019 4:37 PM

Healthy Students Are Better Learners

The mission of the School Health Services team is to support districts as they support students with their health needs.  We know that there is a critical link between health and learning and the role of schools to help improve the well-being of students.

Research shows that when school districts and schools have effective policies and practices that support the health of their students and staff there are positive results:

  • Student concentration improves
  • Student behavior problems are reduced
  • Student and staff attendance increases
  • Children and adolescents develop life-long health-promoting behaviors

More information about why student health must be addressed is available at the Attendance Works website. 

PowerPoint from 2018 KSNA Conference

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Angie McDonald

Student Data and Tracking Branch

Division of District Support

Office of Operations and Finance

Kentucky Department of Education

300 Sower Blvd. – 4th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 564-5279 Ext. 4430

Angela.Mcdonald@education.ky.gov​



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