Food Allergy & Schools

Data suggest that the number of students with reported food allergy is on the rise. Life-threatening reactions can occur at school, and school personnel are increasingly involved in managing food allergies in their student populations.

This webpage provides resources to help you develop and improve policies and practices that support the safety, well-being, and success of students with life-threatening food allergies.


 


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Additional Resources

Safe at School and Ready to Learn: A Comprehensive Policy Guide for Protecting Students with Life-Threatening Food Allergies

Addressing Food Allergies in Schools - A PowerPoint Presentation
Targeted to board members and administrators, this PowerPoint presentation can be used as is or adapted to help bring attention to and manage food allergies in schools. The presentation is aligned with comprehensive policy components as outlined in NSBA's "Safe at School and Ready to Learn: A Comprehensive Policy Guide for Protecting Students with Life-threatening Food Allergies."

Food Allergies and Schools: Keeping Students Safe and Ready to Learn Webcast
This video production, held on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 is available through YouTube. The webcast features a comprehensive panel of presenters, such as national-level experts and legal counsel, a school board member and other critical school personnel, and parents and students.

 
 
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