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10.25.02
Science and Health:
Fit or Fat?
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Education and Health Resource Map

Below is a state-by-state listing of education departments and health programs. Use these state web sites to find the names of your local officials and for information on school funding initiatives and programs that aim to keep children healthy and fit. You can also check how your state's school system is doing with the Center's for Disease Control State Report Cards. These will tell you everything from the kind of food served in the cafeteria to the student-to-nurse ratio.



Alabama
Alabama Department of Public Health
Alabama Department of Education

Alaska
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Alaska Department of Education and Early Development

Arkansas
Arkansas Department of Health
Arkansas Department of Education

Arizona
Arizona Department of Health Services: Children
Arizona Department of Education

California
California Department of Health Services
California Department of Education

Colorado
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Department of Education

Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Education
Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia Public Schools
District of Columbia Health Promotion

Delaware
Delaware Division of Public Health
Delaware Department of Education

Florida
Florida Department of Education
Florida School Health Program

Georgia
Georgia School and Community Nutrition Program
Georgia Department of Education

Hawaii
Hawai'i Department of Education
Hawai'i Division of Family Health

Iowa
Iowa Department of Education
Healthy Iowans 2010

Idaho
Idaho Children's Services
Idaho Department of Education

Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education
Illinois Healthcare Department

Indiana
Indiana Department of Education
Indiana Public Health Programs

Kansas
Kansas Division of the Environment
Kansas Division of Health

Kentucky
Kentucky Department of Education
Kentucky Department for Public Health

Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education
Louisiana Directory of Citizen Services

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Department of Education
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Maryland
Maryland Department of Education
Maryland Just for Kids

Maine
Maine Department of the Education
Maine Safety and Health

Michigan
Michigan Department of Education
Michigan Department of Community Health

Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning
Minnesota Department of Health

Missouri
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri Department of Health

Mississippi
Mississippi Department of Education
Healthcare in Mississippi

Montana
Montana's Education Telecommunications Network
Montana Health Services

North Carolina
Public Schools of North Carolina
North Carolina Division of Public Health

North Dakota
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction
North Dakota Health Services

Nebraska
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Nebraska Department of Education

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Education
New Hampshire Department of Health

New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Education
New Jersey Department of Health

New Mexico
New Mexico State Department of Education
New Mexico Department of Health

New York
New York State Department of Education
New York State Health

Nevada
Nevada Department of Education
Nevada Health Division

Ohio
Ohio Department of Education
Ohio Healthy Lifestyles

Oklahoma
Oklahoma State Department of Education
Oklahoma Health Resources

Oregon
Oregon Department of Education
Oregon Health

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Pennsylvania Children's Health Insurance Program

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Rhode Island Health Schools Healthy Kids

South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Education
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs
South Dakota Department of Health Protection

Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Education
Tennessee Health and Wellness

Texas
Texas Education Agency
Texas Bureau of Environmental Health

Utah
Utah State Office of Education
Utah Department of Health

Virginia
Virginia Department of Education
Virginia Department of Health

Vermont
Vermont Department of Education
Vermont Department of Health

Washington
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction
Washington State Department of Health

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

West Virginia
West Virginia Department of Education
West Virginia Department of Health

Wyoming
Education in Wyoming
Wyoming Department of Health

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