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Whole Child Policy Advisory Group Resources

Whole child education refers to a comprehensive approach taken to prioritize the overall well-being and development of students, going beyond academic achievement alone. These policies aim to acknowledge the diverse needs of students and prioritize the importance of addressing their physical, mental and emotional health, as well as fostering social and emotional learning.

A Legislator’s Guide to the Learning Policy Institute’s Whole Child Toolkit

The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) designed the Whole Child Policy Toolkit to provide state policymakers and education leaders with strategies, tools and resources related to whole child policy. The toolkit is regularly updated and comes out of work from the Whole Child Policy Table, whose members include state-facing membership organizations, researchers and policy groups that work on whole child education issues.

Supporting Student Success Through Afterschool Programs

Before- and after-school programs occur before the school day begins and from 3-6 p.m. on weekday afternoons. They can offer a range of diverse programming including academic support, homework help, mentoring, field trips, physical education and arts and cultural enrichment.
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