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Policy Update

Enhancing School-Based Health Services

School-based health services (SBHS) are a powerful, yet underused strategy to expand equitable healthcare to students.

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Power of the Question

Seven Questions to Ask about Leveraging American Rescue Plan Funds

This NASBE analysis highlights questions state boards can ask to help frame ongoing conversations to discern the impact of federal COVID-19 relief funds.

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Policy Update

Using Federal Funds to Remediate Lead

This NASBE analysis highlights ways state leaders can leverage the current policy climate and available federal funds to better support school districts in lead remediation so that all children have access to clean drinking water in schools.

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Press Release

NASBE Urges Congress to Increase COVID Response and E-Rate Funding to States

NASBE urges Congress to increase education funding to help states respond to COVID-19.

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Policy Update

Investing Equitably in School Facilities

With newly available federal infrastructure funding, states can direct resources toward school facilities with the most need.

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Policy Update

Beyond Testing for Lead in Drinking Water: Implications for Funding

While most states encourage or require schools to test for lead in drinking water, funding to sustain remediation lags—despite significant federal grants designed to boost those efforts.

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The Standard - Column

News & Notes: May 2023

The president is seeking significant increases in the overall education budget.

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Press Release

States Can Do More to Leverage Federal Funding to Support School Based Health Services

NASBE analysis finds school-based health services are a powerful, yet underused strategy to expand equitable healthcare to students.

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Policy Update

Enhancing School-Based Health Services

School-based health services (SBHS) are a powerful, yet underused strategy to expand equitable healthcare to students.

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Legislative Conference 2023

NASBE's 2023 Legislative Conference will be held March 19-21, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

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Press Release

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.

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Press Release

NASBE President Comments on Results of 2022 NAEP Long-Term Trend Assessment

The Nation’s Report Card gives us a clear view of the impact that COVID-19 had on most students’ foundational learning.

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Policy Update

Investing Equitably in School Facilities

With newly available federal infrastructure funding, states can direct resources toward school facilities with the most need.

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Press Release

NASBE Appreciates USED's Extension on ARP Liquidation for School Construction

Earlier this year, NASBE co-signed a letter led by AASA, The Superintendent’s Association, asking Education Secretary Miguel Cardona for clarity on extending the timeline school districts have to expend funding for school construction and capital projects under the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education responded to this request. […]

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