One quarter of public schools in the United States do not have access to a school nurse, and fewer then half of public schools have a full-time school nurse.
Redesigning school-based health programs to improve health and lifelong prospects for youth in low income communities.
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The Ruth and Norman Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education
“The goal of the Rales Center is to lay a foundation of good physical and mental health and to plant the seeds of lifelong healthy behaviors among children from disadvantaged communities…to empower them to achieve more – academically and socially—as they transition from childhood to adulthood.” Josh Rales, President of the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation
The Ruth and Norman Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education is redesigning school-based health programs to improve health, academic achievements, and lifelong prospects for youth from low-income communities.