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States Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Student Substance Abuse

Added concerns about the pandemic’s impact on youth mental and physical health and recent spikes in adolescent mortality rates due to illicit fentanyl use have spurred some states to reexamine how they approach substance abuse education and prevention in schools, according to a new NASBE policy update.

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NASBE Statement on 2022 NAEP Results

It is not enough to think in terms of returning to pre-pandemic levels. The fact is that even at those levels, many students were not achieving at the levels needed for success.