About CSHE

A Program to Improve Graduation by Integrating Public Health Prevention and Primary Care in Schools The American Public Health Association’s Center for School, Health and Education advances school-based health care as a comprehensive strategy for preventing school dropout and improving graduation rates for K-12 students. School-based health centers have the potential to address barriers to learning such as bullying, hunger and chronic stress and effect positive change school-wide.

Creating Pathways to Educational Success

Our Projects

The Center for School, Health and Education provides capacity-building and technical assistance for school-based health care leaders and their school partners to improve health and graduation outcomes. 

Our History at APHA

Key Partners