NASBE policy brief: Summary and Analysis of State Policies on Asthma Education, Medications, and Triggers

NASBE has released a new on-line publication Issue Brief: Summary and Analysis of State Policies on Asthma Education, Medications, and Triggers This 20-page issue brief synthesizes current state policies addressing various asthma-related topics collected in a state school health policy database with the help of state education agency officials. Among the topics addressed are asthma education, identification of students with asthma, administration of medications by school staff, self-administration of medications, tobacco-free schools, air quality, pest control, and other environmental health policies. The PDF file includes active hyperlinks to the state policies where available. The issue brief can be found at //www.nasbe.org/healthy_schools/publications/IB_Asthma_07.05.pdf

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