Posts Categorized: Education

New Study Links America’s Health to Social, Economic and Environmental Factors in State-by-State Comparisons

October 26, 2016
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In a new report, released today, the Center on Society and Health and the Urban Institute show how states rank on dozens of health outcomes, highlighting where they are doing well and areas in which they need improvement. Perhaps most importantly, the data also provide detailed information about more than 100 potential drivers of these…

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Why Place Matters

April 26, 2016
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In a recent blog article featured on Urban Wire, Urban Institute author Laudy Aron comments on the relationship between place and disadvantage and the effects on health outcomes. She outlines several policy steps that are needed to ensure that all Americans have access to support and resources they need to live “healthy, productive, and fulfilling…

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Connecting the Dots Between Education, Health, & Opportunity

June 25, 2014
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In a new blog post, Center director Dr. Steve Woolf describes the environmental factors that influence the complex relationship between education and health. Not only do school, home, and neighborhood conditions affect a child’s learning opportunities and ability to perform in class, but poor health resulting from an unhealthy environment can also interfere with education….

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