- Department of Education
- Metro Public Health Department, Nashville/Davidson County, School Health
Joined the collaborative: July 2016
This case study highlights Tennessee’s work to leverage the nation’s education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), to support the critical connection between health and learning. Tennessee’s inclusion of health and wellness in its ESSA plan and the guidance developed to support district-level implementation provide best practices and lessons learned for states striving to support student health and wellness through education policy and practice.
This presentation describes efforts underway in Tennessee to increase the number of school districts reimbursed by Medicaid.