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Behrmann, Jason – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Food allergy in children is a growing public health problem that carries a significant risk of anaphylaxis such that schools and child care facilities have enacted emergency preparedness policies for anaphylaxis and methods to prevent the inadvertent consumption of allergens. However, studies indicate that many facilities are poorly prepared to…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Public Health, Allergy, Confidentiality
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Birman, Dina; Weinstein, Traci; Chan, Wing Yi; Beehler, Sarah – Prevention Researcher, 2007
Today, 10.6% of children enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade in the U.S. are foreign-born, and 1 in 5 are children of immigrants. Public schools represent the setting where many of the acculturative struggles of immigrant children unfold, having traditionally served as a vehicle of socialization and "assimilation" of immigrants in the U.S.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Public Schools, Acculturation, Intervention