School Health Database

Maintained/created by: National School Boards Association (NSBA)
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national

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Users can search for sample policies, practices, and articles addressing health issues affecting schools and students. Topics include: asthma, school health programs, food safety, STIs, healthy eating, physical activity, sexual orientation, and teen pregnancy, among others. The School Health Database is maintained by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and is supported by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The School Health Database provides abstracts for policies and practices addressing health issues affecting schools and students. This database is useful for school policymakers. Topics include: asthma; communities of color; coordinated school health programs; food safety/food allergies; sexually transmitted infections; healthy eating; parent, family and community environment; physical activity; sexual orientation; gender identity; sun safety; teen pregnancy; tobacco use; and wellness.

Data Notes

Users can search approximately 2,000 abstracts. Users can search the database by: keyword, year, and target audience. Users can request more information or free materials by completing a Request Form on the website. This database includes nearly 2,000 abstracts regarding programs and policies affecting the school health programs across the United States.