Maintaining student’s health requires a variety of strategies, including:

  • A nutritious diet
  • Plenty of physical activity
  • Strong mental health and emotional support
  • Strategies to combat threats such as hunger, substance abuse and chronic conditions
  • Healthy students are absent less often, experience fewer behavior problems and have an easier time learning while at school.

What You Can Do

National PTA Resources

  • Healthy Habits Program: National PTA, National Education Association (NEA), and LYSOL have partnered to educate students and families about health and hygiene both in the classroom and at home.

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