The Whole Child Policy study group deepens state board of education content expertise and public leadership in whole child policymaking in the wake of COVID-19. The pandemic has shined an even brighter light on longstanding inequities and presented an opportunity to improve the many systems, policies, and practices contributing to student success. State boards play […]
To reopen schools, they need to be clean and safe for students, educators, and staff. What state leaders need to consider as they issue guidance for schools.
State boards of education can be leaders in addressing youth suicide by collaborating on model policies that help ensure students have the proper supports and learning environments to thrive.
NASBE in the News
NASBE’s Megan Blanco was quoted in the Kaiser Health News story, “As Youth Suicides Climb, Anguished Parents Begin To Speak Out.”
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.
To help state boards of education and other policymakers learn how to communicate most effectively on policies related to SEL, NASBE commissioned Edge Research to conduct a survey of community influencers in Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, and Washington to gauge their understanding of SEL.
Recognizing the key role social and emotional health plays in all students’ academic success, state boards of education across the country have adopted or are considering policies to support social and emotional learning (SEL) and must communicate with constituents about those policies. What is the public’s understanding of SEL? Are they supportive of embedding SEL […]
To understand the drivers of chronic absence, state boards of education should examine data on student health in their state. This policy update suggests questions for state boards to ask and actions they can take to address chronic absence.