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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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September 15, 2017
  • The academic performance of America’s youth is strongly connected to their health.
  • US high school students who engage in substance use, risky sexual behaviors, violence, and suicidal behaviors are more likely to report lower grades at school. 
  • Public health departments can partner with education agencies and use CDC tools and resources to support student health.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: September 15, 2017