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ERIC Number: ED511994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
Fostering School Connectedness: Improving Student Health and Academic Achievement. Information for School Districts and School Administrators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
School connectedness is the belief held by students that the adults and peers in their school care about their learning as well as about them as individuals. Students who feel connected to school are more likely to have a number of positive health and academic outcomes. This fact sheet answers questions about school connectedness and identifies strategies school districts and administrators can use to foster it among their students. (Lists 5 resources.)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333. Tel: 800-311-3435; Tel: 404-639-3311; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (DHHS/CDC). Division of Adolescent and School Health