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The Society utilizes advocacy, partnerships, professional development and resources to build the capacity of school health leaders to implement effective health education and physical education policies and practices that support success in school, work and life.
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June 2020 - CDC Healthy Schools Highlights
CDC's pandemic guidance for the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) now includes health considerations and tools to help make reopening decisions for operating child care programs, schools, youth programs, and day camps. Information is also available in CDC Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again.
The Society Signs Active Schools' Statement: PE and PA are an integral part of the education process during COVID-19
Active Schools has developed a statement about PE and PA being an integral part of the education process during COVID-19. It is meant to give stakeholders and advocates talking points to help ensure that PE and PA are provided by their district/school this year. The Society of State Leaders has signed on to the statement. The statement is available for download from the Society and Active Schools.
The Society of State Leaders of Health and Physical Education (the Society) is a professional association whose primary members supervise and coordinate programs in health, physical education, and components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model within state departments of education.
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The Case for NOT Cutting K-12 Health Education… ever!
As I hear stories of districts’ dire need to balance a budget that is hurting and has been hurting for years and years, I hear that some might cut the one content area that not only could have prevented the widespread infection rates of COVID-19, but could have helped so many young people and adults cope, advocate, & access to keep themselves and loved ones safe. Health Education.