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Embedding Social-Emotional Supports in School Reopening

Students that feel socially and emotionally supported in their learning environments are more engaged in their schoolwork and have better academic outcomes. Hear from experts in research, policy, and state leadership about recommendations for embedding social-emotional supports in school reopening activities, state examples of this work, and the research underpinning such recommendations. Speakers on this […]


Whole Child Policy Study Group

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  highlighted longstanding inequities and presented an opportunity to improve the many systems, policies, and practices contributing to student success. State boards play a vital role in ensuring this […]

Policy Update

Developing Policy to Prevent Youth Suicide

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 Analyst Comments on Youth Suicide

NASBE’s Megan Blanco was quoted in the Kaiser Health News story, “As Youth Suicides Climb, Anguished Parents Begin To Speak Out.”