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Education and Health: Twin Pillars for Thriving Students

Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
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Healthier students miss fewer days of school, are better able to focus and learn in class, and they also grow into healthier and
more productive adults. Creating healthy and supportive school environments that honor the connection between wellness and learning requires the education and health sectors to work together in new ways.

Join BPC and the Healthy Schools Campaign for a conversation highlighting the inextricable link between health and education. We will also explore promising opportunities to build national and local education and health systems that support student health and wellness.

Light refreshments will be available at 12:30 p.m. with the program starting at 12:45 p.m. 


Sen. Bill Frist, M.D.
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader; BPC Senior Fellow

John B. King
Former Education Secretary; President and CEO, The Education Trust

Sec. Pedro A. Rivera
Pennsylvania Secretary of Education

Rochelle Davis
President and CEO, Healthy Schools Campaign

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