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California's Blueprint: Building Infrastructure for Coordinated School Health

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To address the health concerns of children and youth in a coordinated, comprehensive manner, the California Department of Education and the California Department of Health Services have embarked on a process to build infrastructure support for coordinated school health. This planning document identifies goals and prioritized action steps that can be initiated by the Department of Education, the Department of Health Services, county offices of education, local health departments, school districts, and schools.

The brief includes a case study, featuring PHI's California Project LEAN, in which students from King City High School in Monterey County, CA, successfully lobbied for healthier snacks in school vending machines.

Read the planning document.