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  • Good Health…

    improves children’s cognition, attention, social connectedness, and academic engagement, all of which make them better learners.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change virtually every aspect of life at school, at home, and in the community, the Rales Center will be sharing what we are doing at the Rales Center and the Rales Health Center and other resources from our partners. Please make sure to visit the COVID-19 Resources and Information page here.

The Need

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.

A New Model

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.

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