A variety of factors impact a student’s readiness to learn and their educational success, which research finds is a leading determinant in lifelong health. One factor that can impede such readiness is chronic stress, which can manifest in both physiological and psychological ways to undermine a student’s opportunity to learn and succeed in school. This brief provides an overview of chronic stress, with the goal of helping school-based health centers and their partners recognize chronic stress and its root causes as key intervention points to improve health and educational outcomes.
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- TEA To the Administrator Addressed Letter: Re: Hurricane Harvey Enrollment Guidance
- 2017-2018 Letter from TEA’s Chief Legal Counsel on School Attendance, Admission, Enrollment Records, and Tuition
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