Summary: H.R.2544 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2544. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/18/2017)

Teacher Health and Wellness Act

This bill directs the National Institutes of Health to carry out a five-year study on reducing teacher stress and increasing teacher retention and well-being by implementing and analyzing the results of any of several types of innovative approaches that include:

  • workplace wellness programs;
  • social emotional learning programs;
  • teacher stress management programs;
  • mentoring and induction programs during the school year and teacher pre-service;
  • organizational interventions such as principal training programs;
  • teacher residency programs;
  • complementary health approaches, such as mindfulness meditation; and
  • school reorganization.