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Health and Wellness

Press Release

States Can Leverage School Nurses for a Safe Return to School

State boards of education and other state stakeholders should partner with school nurses and state school nurse leaders in forming guidance and making decisions about transitions back to school, according to a new NASBE analysis.

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Power of the Question

Five Questions to Ask about School Staff Wellness in the Wake of COVID-19

The pandemic increased educator stress and burnout. Here are five questions state board members can ask to engage their state around staff wellness.

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Press Release

States Can Seize Opportunity to Prioritize School Staff Wellness

NASBE analysis offers five questions state leaders can ask to support staff wellness.

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State Leadership in Creating Safe, Supportive Learning Environments

NASBE hosts experts in policy, research, and state-level programming for a webinar about state leadership in creating healthy and supportive learning environments for all students and the latest policy trends.

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Virtual Gathering on Suicide Prevention: Panel Discussion and Small Groups

This virtual gathering will feature a panel discussion followed by topical breakout discussion rooms allowing participants to dig deeper into youth suicide prevention.

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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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