Health Education

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A Vision for Health Education in Boston
Our vision is to provide comprehensive health education to all students in the Boston Public Schools through a sustainable program model founded on medically accurate information that introduces developmentally appropriate knowledge and skills at each grade level. In 2011-2012, we revised our Health Education Frameworks to meet the needs [...]

Healthy School Environment

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Understanding that physical and mental health, emotional well-being, and positive development are critical to academic success, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Dr. Carol R. Johnson has begun to transform the district’s capacity to meet the health needs of Boston children.  A key to student health and wellness is creating an environment that fosters healthy living—a [...]

PE & PA

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BPS seeks to improve both the quantity and quality of physical education (PE) and physical activity (PA) being given to all students in grades K-12 through it’s Let’s Move in BPS strategy. Let’s Move in BPS is a core component of Healthy Connections, the district’s 2010 plan to actively promote the health and wellness of all BPS [...]