Texas Coordinated School Health

1. Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. (2011). Gaining costs, losing time: the obesity crisis in Texas. Retrieved from http://www.window.state.tx.us/specialrpt/obesitycost/

2. Alliance for Excellent Education. (2013). [Interactive database of key economic indicators related to high school graduation rates]. The crisis & economic potential in America’s education system. Retrieved from http://impact.all4ed.org/%23#
Note: Based on estimated annual gains for Texas of $919 million in income, $729 million in increased spending, and $42 million in local tax revenue.

3. Hoelscher, D. M., Springer, A. E., Ranjit, N., Kelder, S. H., Perry, C. P., Story, M., & Sharma, S. (2010). [Travis County Dell CATCH Project]. Unpublished data.

4. Van Dusen, D. P., Kelder, S. H., Kohl, H. W., Ranjit, N., & Perry, C. L. (2011). Associations of physical fitness and academic performance among schoolchildren. Journal of School Health, 81(12), 733-740.
Note: Bar graph shows average TAKS scale score (reading and math) by cardiovascular fitness quintile, adjusted for ethnicity, grade level, economic disadvantage, body mass index, and curl-ups.

5. Tennessee Department of Education, Office of Coordinated School Health. (2009). Tennessee coordinated school health executive summary, 2008-2009. Retrieved from http://www.fentress.k12tn.net/coordinatedschoolhealth/CSHExecutiveSummary.pdf
Note: In 2000, 10 school districts were authorized and provided funding to implement coordinated school health. By 2006, the graduation rate for these pilot districts was 86.3% compared to 80.7% for the rest of the state. In 2006, coordinated school health was expanded statewide.

6. As reported by the Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Florida Departments of Education.