The National Association of State Boards of Education has created the Healthy School Facilities Network (HSFN) to build and enhance the capacity of states to provide healthy school facilities. A 2021 NASBE landscape analysis of state-level programs for testing lead in school drinking water found states encounter challenges in the areas of outreach and coordination, transparent communication, […]
With newly available federal infrastructure funding, states can direct resources toward school facilities with the most need.
Education Leaders Reports
This NASBE analysis details how statewide efforts to test for lead in school drinking water vary across the country.
New research finds most states test for lead in drinking water, but efforts are inconsistent and face challenges.
Alexandria, VA – Recent federal and state action shows bipartisan consensus on the need to do more to ensure clean drinking water in schools and communities, according to a new NASBE analysis. The report highlights ways state leaders can leverage the current policy climate and available federal funds to better support school districts in lead […]
This NASBE analysis highlights ways state leaders can leverage the current policy climate and available federal funds to better support school districts in lead remediation so that all children have access to clean drinking water 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.
This NASBE analysis explores why many school districts are not testing for lead and how state policymakers can take active measures to change that.