ERIC Number: EJ699414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
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A Rural District's WISH Spurs Student Health, Academics
Taylor, Steven D.
School Administrator, v62 n4 p50 Apr 2005
Big dreams often start small. For the Wayne County Public Schools in eastern North Carolina, those dreams started with the vision to improve adolescent health care at school. Now seven years later, the system is proud to operate five full-time school-based health centers, which have contributed to a decline in teen-age pregnancies and an increase in student performance. This article briefly describes the history of these health centers.
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Counties, Child Health, School Health Services, Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Adolescents
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina