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Leadership Exchange for Adolescent Health Promotion

LEAHP is a learning collaborative of multi-sector, state-level leadership teams with the goal to develop state-specific action plans in support of policy assessment, development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation to address adolescent health in three priority areas: sexual health education, sexual health services, and safe and supportive environments in schools.

Press Release

State Boards Should Explore Health-Related Causes of Chronic Absence

For Immediate Release: February 21, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang,, 703-740-4841 State Boards Should Explore Health-Related Causes of Chronic Absence Alexandria, VA—During the 2015–16 school year, about one in seven students was chronically absent, missing at least 10 percent of school days. An early warning sign of academic risk and school dropout, chronic absence […]

Strengthening State Policy to Keep Schoolchildren Safe from Anaphylaxis

This webinar is now on-demand! Watch the full event here An increasing number of children in the United States suffer from food allergies. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of children with food allergies rose about 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. Nearly 6 million U.S. […]

School Improvement

The purpose of public schools is to educate all students to high standards, prepare them for productive careers, and encourage them to be life-long learners (1997). NASBE asserts that school improvement is, fundamentally: A moral imperative in that a high-quality education is a civil right; A civic imperative in that a highly educated citizenry understands […]

Supporting School Nutrition: New Research and State Policy Action

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act (HHFKA) was passed in 2010, but it continues to heavily influence school nutrition environments as USDA promulgates the regulations. Join NASBE September 16, 2014, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., as we discuss what states and school districts can expect under the new HHFKA school breakfast and school fundraising guidelines that […]

NASBE Internship

Communications Intern

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is seeking a creative, organized, personable individual interested in nonprofit communications and publishing work in education policy to join our team as a Communications Intern for the Spring 2023 semester.