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Safe and Healthy Schools

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Embedding Social-Emotional Supports in School Reopening

Students that feel socially and emotionally supported in their learning environments are more engaged in their schoolwork and have better academic outcomes. Hear from experts in research, policy, and state leadership about recommendations for embedding social-emotional supports in school reopening activities, state examples of this work, and the research underpinning such recommendations. Speakers on this […]

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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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NASBE in the News

How the Pandemic is Reshaping Education

NASBE President and CEO Robert Hull was interviewed by the Washington Post for a series of stories on pandemic recovery in education.

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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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NASBE Redesigns Database of State Policies Covering 200 Topics Related to School Health

A companion Child Trends analysis of the updated data shows the number of states with policies on trauma-informed care training in schools has tripled since 2017.

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NASBE President Comments on CDC School Reopening Guidance

NASBE appreciates the deliberative, collaborative approach the CDC and U.S. Department of Education took to develop new school reopening guidance released today. State boards of education remain engaged partners in this effort.

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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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