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States Address Period Poverty With Free Menstrual Products in Schools

An article by Medical News Today defines period poverty as a lack of access to menstrual products, education, hygiene facilities, waste management or a combination of these barriers. A national…


  June 13, 2022

  Blog Post

  K-12, Postsecondary


  Safety, Students & Families

State Approaches to Teach Consent in Health Education Classrooms

This year, ECS examined state K-12 sex education policies and health education standards related to instruction about consent. Health education has gained a renewed focus in recent months as states…


  April 27, 2022

  Blog Post


  MD, NJ, OR, VT, WA

  Safety, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families

Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2022 State of the State Addresses

This report is a collaboration with the National Governors Association. We are grateful for this partnership.


  March 15, 2022

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VI, WA, WI

  Finance, Governance, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

Elements of Student Health Support

This new resource explores six ways in which schools support student health, and the ways in which state policy can create conditions for this support.


  March 3, 2022

  Policy Report


  GA, IL, MD, MT, NE, OR

  Arts, Attendance, Finance, Safety, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders

Recent Legislative Trends Addressing the Ongoing Suicide Crisis

This September, during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we reflect on the current state of students’ mental health and the ongoing suicide health crisis. Recent research shows that hospitals across the country saw…


  September 13, 2021

  Blog Post

  K-12, Postsecondary

  AR, AZ, IL, KY, MI, SC, TX, WA, WI

  Safety, Students & Families