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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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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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Helping Early Educators Support Children and Families: Implications for Policy and Practice

This webinar helps state leaders understand the emotional toll of the pandemic on children, families, and educators and provide strategies for educator self-care.

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The Standard - Column

State Board Voice: School Meals: A Basic Ingredient for Equity

A critical lifeline now, school meals will continue to help level the playing field for future generations of students.

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Press Release

Setting Clear Health-based Criteria is Key to School Reopening Decisions

This policy update outlines ways in which states such as Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Oregon, and Nebraska offer state guidance on reopening criteria.

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Policy Update

States Set Criteria for Resuming In-Person Learning

This policy update outlines ways in which states such as Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Oregon, and Nebraska offer state guidance on reopening criteria.

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