Additional Resources to Consider As You Embark Upon School-Based Outreach and Enrollment
CDF an AASA are not alone in our efforts to #InsureAllChildren. National, state and local partners across the country recognize the critical link between health insurance and healthy students. As you begin the important work of ensuring all children in your school and community have health insurance, we encourage you to review these other toolkits which also focus on promising strategies schools can take to insure healthy students.
- The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ Guide to School-Based Outreach for Health Coverage Enrollment
- The Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services’ Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign: School-Based Outreach and Enrollment Toolkit
- The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Healthy Students, Promising Futures: State and Local Action Steps and Practices to Improve School-Based Health
The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
CDF provides a strong, effective and independent voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves. We pay particular attention to the needs of poor children, children of color and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investments before they get sick, drop out of school, get into trouble or suffer family breakdown.
CDF began in 1973 and is a private, nonprofit organization supported by individual donations, foundation, corporate and government grants.
AASA, the School Superintendents Association, represents, works alongside, supports, and is the voice of superintendents and education leaders across the United States. Thirteen thousand strong and 151 years old, we remain committed to excellence and equity for each and every child in public schools. Leveraging our 49 state affiliates and national partners, we focus on developing school system leaders who can meet the challenges facing 21st century students and beyond.