The opportunity for health begins in our families, neighborhoods, schools, and jobs. Access to quality education opportunities can promote the health of children, youth, and adults by increasing healthy behaviors, employment opportunities, and social/psychological benefits. To understand the role of education in community health, consider the following types of conditions:

  • Early Childhood Education and Development
  • High School Graduation
  • Enrollment in Higher Education
  • Language and Literacy

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