Member Resources

In partnership with NASSP, the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) has developed the Secondary School Principals’ "Breakfast After the Bell" Toolkit to help middle and high school principals collaborate with their school nutrition departments to implement strong breakfast programs that reach more students and increase school breakfast participation. Included...

Superintendents and other school district leaders are “overwhelmingly concerned” and “deeply worried” about students in special education programs and those living in poverty if Republican proposals to refinance Medicaid are enacted, according to a new AASA survey. In Cutting Medicaid: A Prescription to Hurt the Neediest Kids, close to 1,000...

Schools are in a unique position to identify and connect eligible children to health insurance. AASA, the School Administrators Association and the Children's Defense Fund have partnered to developing a provide school and community leaders and parents and child advocates with a framework to build community support for connecting children...

The importance of children’s health, safety and well-being is explicit in the core values of the American Federation of Teachers. Today, 1 in 5 children struggles with a mental illness or lives in a food-insecure household. Impoverished children face even greater health risks with limited access to appropriate care. Recognizing...

Anaphylaxis is a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction resulting from exposure to allergens. Food allergies are the most common cause of anaphylaxis. A three-part video series from the National PTA is designed to help create a safer learning environment for students with severe allergies. The programs are designed to: Empower parents...