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Leveraging federal nutrition programs has been a smart, efficient solution to address childhood hunger at Highland View Elementary School in Bristol, Virginia. Now more than ever, many of our students depend on the meals they receive at school for their daily nutrition. And without proper nutrition and access to food, these students will not enjoy equitable opportunities in education and healthier lifestyles that all children deserve.


School Meals: A Basic Ingredient for Equity





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Leading and Governing

Is there another domestic policy space more complicated than state education governance? In the face of the 50-plus ways of constructing state systems of public education in this country, the authors in this issue of The Standard attempt to tease out what constitutes strong leadership and effective governance.

Legislative Conference 2023

NASBE's 2023 Legislative Conference will be held March 19-21, 2023 in Washington, D.C.
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