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Districts of Distinction: Breaking a sweat at school is good for your health

Seeing an opportunity in health and wellness, Independence School District in Missouri Superintendent Dale Herl developed the Employee Health Clinic and Wellness Center. District employees who enroll in one of six healthcare plans can use them for free.

Districts of Distinction: An alternative for at-risk students

Instead of giving up on at-risk children—some of whom got into fights at school and were suspended for a few days—Page County Public Schools in Virginia created a special center to cater directly to them.