Fostering School Connectedness


November 7, 2015
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

School connectedness is the belief held by students that the adults and peers in their school care about their learning as well as about them as individuals. Students who feel connected to school are more likely to have a number of positive health and academic outcomes. This fact sheet answers questions about school connectedness and identifies strategies school districts and administrators can use to foster it among their students.





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