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The impact of City Connects on students’ achievement and life chances has long been evident to researchers and education professionals. And the world at large is starting to take notice as well! Recently WGBH News profiled City Connects, focusing on the…
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From this week’s news: 3 tips to boost student health and improve learning Education Dive: The ways that student health impact students’ ability to learn in class begin small. But according to a new report from a state-run research organization, those…
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“School health & wellness news roundup: Week of July 20, 2015

From this week’s news: Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes Health Day: Poor mental health in childhood may lower the chances of success in adulthood, a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests. Duke University…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of July 6, 2015

From this week’s news: Estimates of childhood, youth exposure to violence, crime and abuse Medical News Today: More than a third of children and teens 17 and younger experienced a physical assault in the last year, primarily at the hands of siblings and…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of June 15, 2015

From this week’s news: Life stress negatively affects poor children’s cognitive development United Press International: Low-income children exposed to unstable family environments or insensitive caregiving at age of 2 are at increased risk of cognitive…
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From this week’s news: One-Third of U.S. Kids with ADHD Diagnosed before Age 6: Report Health Day: Almost a third of U.S. children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder were diagnosed before the age of 6, even though there aren’t many valid tests…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Jan. 5, 2015

From this week’s news: Study: School lunches now healthier at racially diverse schools The Hill: First Lady Michelle Obama’s prized healthy school lunch standards have given students at smaller and racially diverse schools access to healthier lunches, a…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of July 20, 2015

From this week’s news: ‘Kids Count’ Report Paints Mixed Picture of Child Well-Being Nationwide Ed Week Early Years Blog: Children have seen improvement on measures of health and education nationally over the past five years, but indicators in economic…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of July 7, 2015

From this week’s news: Student Fights, Fear of Harm at School Have Declined, Newest Federal Data Show Ed Week Rules for Engagement Blog: Fewer high school students reported being in physical fights on school grounds, fewer teens reported victimization at…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of June 22, 2015

From this week’s news: Lack of Mental Healthcare for Children Reaches ‘Crisis’ Level Healthline News: There is a cavernous gap between the number of children struggling with mental health conditions and the number who actually get help. That’s one of the…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of June 8, 2015

From this week’s news: More Districts Opting out of National School Lunch Program Education News: A number of school districts across the country are choosing to opt out of the federally funded meal program in an effort to put a stop to the cost of food…
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City Connects' mission is to have every child engage and learn in school by connecting each student with the tailored set of intervention, prevention, and enrichment services he or she needs to thrive.