You are cordially invited to
A Boston Public Schools Forum
Reducing Health Disparities
to Close the Achievement Gap
Tuesday, December 13
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Rabb Auditorium | Boston Public Library | Copley Square
Hosted by the Boston Public Schools Health & Wellness Task Force
Co-Sponsored By The Boston Public Health Commission, Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital, New England Dairy and Food Council, Partners HealthCare & Boston Education Funders
- Learn about "Healthy Connections," the district’s health and wellness strategic plan.
- Engage with educators and community partners working to reduce health disparities and close the achievement gap.
- Identify opportunities for community partners, funders, and other key stakeholders to support and collaborate with the Boston Public Schools on efforts to improve student health and wellness.
“Healthier Students are Better Learners:
A Missing Link in School Reforms”
Dr. Charles Basch
Richard March Hoe Professor of Health Education,
Columbia University Teachers College
Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Superintendent Carol R. Johnson
Q & A | Healthy Breakfast | Student Performance | Physical Activity