National School Board Association Conference

March 21st, 2015 – March 23rd, 2015 , Speaking Monday, 3/23, 10:30-11:00 AM
Music City Center
201 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

Vincent Torres of Austin Independent School District will present “The Impact of Student Health on Academic Achievement: A Case Study from One of the Largest School Districts in the U.S.”

Monday, March 23
10:30-11:00 AM
Music City Center, Room 202ABC

A growing body of research supports what educators have long observed: healthy students are better learners. Come hear about the experiences of the large and diverse Austin ISD in selecting, implementing, and sustaining a coordinated health program and the positive results achieved in academic performance and attendance. A panel discussion will follow with a superintendent from a small, rural district and a university researcher sharing their expertise in working with schools to support student health.

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