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The Continuing Epidemic of HIV/AIDS: Good News, Bad News, and the Role of Schools


The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has released a Policy Update entitled, The Continuing Epidemic of HIV/AIDS: Good News, Bad News, and the Role of Schools. The update highlights the trends in the data, both positive and negative, concerning HIV infection and prevalence of AIDS as well as the positive role of education in reducing HIV infections amongst children. The Update also presents issues for consideration and resources for school officials and education policymakers.

Primary Toolkit:

HIV/STI Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Health Policy, HIV/AIDS, School, Vulnerable Populations


Institutional Author:

National Association of State Boards of Education’s (NASBE)





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