Understanding the mechanisms by which educators, school environments, peer and social networks, and community and family groups impact the health and development of children and adolescents is key to building a Culture of Health. In this area, E4A funded researchers are evaluating how interventions designed to enhance the educational experience and environment impact health and development outcomes of students.
Impact of Schoolyards to Playgrounds Renovations on Academic Performance and Health of New York City Students Effects of School-Based Mental Health Services on Mental Health and Human Capital The I-ACTED Study: Testing the Causal Effects of a Civic Engagement Intervention on Health and Wellbeing Among Youth Can Barrier Reduction Subsidies Help Reduce Youth Delinquency and Improve Population Health? A Randomized Controlled Trial in Wilmington, Delaware Engaging Youth for Positive Change: Promoting Health Through Civic Education Community Colleges and Adult Health Evidence-Based Strategies to Increase General Public and State Legislator Support for Policies to Fund and Enhance Early Childhood Development Awake and Ready to Learn? A Comprehensive Analysis of School Start Times Investigating a Positive Youth Development Approach to Improving Health and Educational Outcomes Among Adolescents Early-Life Education and Late-Life Health: Exposure to Pre-School 1943-46 and Well-Being After Age 50 Changing School Start Times: Impact on Student, Family, Teacher, and Community Health Leveraging School Environments to Shape Social Networks and Improve Adolescent Health-A Randomized Trial of a Social Networks Intervention Worksite Health Interventions in Public Schools, Teacher Health, and Student Academic Performance Using Litigation to Increase PE Policy Compliance in California: Impact and Unintended Consequences