Team members:

  • Department of Education
  • TennCare
  • Metro Public Health Department, Nashville/Davidson County, School Health
  • NashvilleHealth
Joined the collaborative: July 2016

Tennessee Resources

Leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act to Support Student Health and Wellness in Tennessee

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.

Digging In: Experiences Engaging Managed Care in Tennessee

This presentation describes efforts underway in Tennessee to increase the number of school districts reimbursed by Medicaid.

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