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Press Release

NASBE Analysis Urges Policies that Empower Youth to Prevent Suicide

States can prioritize policies that leverage peer-to-peer support to increase the impact of their overall youth suicide prevention strategies.

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Policy Update

Empowering Youth to Prevent Suicide

This NASBE analysis highlights state action examples, identifies multipronged approaches to youth suicide prevention, and discusses federal funding opportunities available to states to support peer-to-peer programming.

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NASBE in the News

NASBE Report on Lead in Water Testing Cited in the Media

NASBE’s recent report How States Are Handling Lead in School Drinking Water was featured in several news stories from EducationDive, District Administrator, The 74, and others.   From Education Dive’s story, “Report: Testing requirements for lead in school drinking water remain hit-or-miss nationwide,” November 3, 2021 – State leaders have long lacked federal requirements for […]

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Education Leaders Reports

How States Are Handling Lead in School Drinking Water

This NASBE analysis details how statewide efforts to test for lead in school drinking water vary across the country.

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Press Release

New NASBE Report Details How States Are Handling Lead in School Drinking Water

New research finds most states test for lead in drinking water, but efforts are inconsistent and face challenges.

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Press Release

State Leaders Can Promote Student Success by Prioritizing Physical Education

A new NASBE analysis details how state boards of education can support equitable access to physical activity and quality physical education through policymaking, convening, and community partnerships.

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Policy Update

Reengaging Students through Physical Activity

By creating an inclusive culture for physical education and physical activity, state boards can help ensure that every student learns to lead a healthy, active life.

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Press Release

Federal-State Policies Promote Stronger Action on Clean Drinking Water in Schools

Alexandria, VA – Recent federal and state action shows bipartisan consensus on the need to do more to ensure clean drinking water in schools and communities, according to a new NASBE analysis. The report highlights ways state leaders can leverage the current policy climate and available federal funds to better support school districts in lead […]

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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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