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If you are a new member of a state board of education, you have by now settled into your seat at the table. Likely, you are getting acquainted with the rules of public engagement. As an elected board member coming off the campaign trail, you may already feel confident about engaging with the media and constituents. As an appointed member, maybe not so much. Regardless, a few tips can set you up for success: know your role, lean on staff, and leverage NASBE.

We the Media: Stepping Out on the Public Square

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Empowering Families to Improve Youth Mental Health

State education leaders can foster children’s mental health by increasing families’ preparedness and awareness of available resources and activities.

Engaging All Students

Authors explore the reasons why students increasingly feel uninspired and disengaged at school and outline steps state leaders can take to help schools and districts increase students’ engagement and connectedness.
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Beyond Testing for Lead in Drinking Water: Implications for Funding

While most states encourage or require schools to test for lead in drinking water, funding to sustain remediation lags—despite significant federal grants designed to boost those efforts.

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