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Health and Wellness

NASBE in the News

Education Has a Three-Headed Crisis. Mental Health Is Only Part of It.

EdSurge story cites the NASBE State Policy Database on School Health.

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The Standard - Column

We the Media: Laying Down a Baseline on School Health Policies

States have been making important strides toward ensuring that schools are safe, more supportive learning environments.

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State Actions to Prevent Youth Suicide

A presentation and panel discussion with experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration on the latest data, research, and guidance for state leaders to consider as they improve their youth suicide prevention plans.

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Utilizing School Nurses for Safe In-Person Learning

States and districts can leverage the expertise of school nurses for safe in-person learning and operations. Join us for a moderated panel and breakout discussions on leveraging funding streams for school health services,  school health staffing strategies, and managing COVID-19 vaccine clinics at school. Speakers on this webinar include: Alex Mays, Senior National Program Director, […]

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NASBE in the News

State Leaders Prioritize Student Mental Health

K-12 Dive covers the recent NASBE webinar and quotes Safe and Healthy Schools Director Megan Blanco.

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Supporting School Nurses

Join us for a webinar highlighting research, state examples, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on leveraging school nurse expertise for safe in-person learning. NASBE is cohosting the webinar with Child Trends, a national research organization that focuses on improving the lives of children and youth, and we’ll be joined by […]

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Supporting Student Mental Health during the Return to School

Learn how California, Illinois, and Kentucky are working to empower educators and schools to address student mental wellness during pandemic recovery.

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Press Release

NASBE Partners with Elevate to Improve Water Safety in Schools

The year-long project will uncover challenges of school testing programs for lead in water and identify best practices for policy guidance and lead remediation efforts.

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How State Leaders Can Support Staff Wellness during COVID

Webinar series exploring staff wellness during the pandemic.

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