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Rural Schools and Health – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Nov 9, 2023 - A rural school district in Minnesota has partnered with a local physician to act as a medical advisor in the school system. Proposed benefits include improving health outcomes through increased access to healthcare as well as promoting medicine as a career path for youth. This type of program is thought to be the first in the state.
Source: KSTP
Oct 16, 2023 - Explores rural school students' mental health needs, which have become more apparent since the beginning of the pandemic. Highlights challenges and initiatives in schools in Monett, Missouri; Wood River Junction, Rhode Island; and Clearmont, Wyoming.
Source: Education Week

Last Updated: 11/13/2023