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How Can We Make Our Schools Healthier Environments?


RAPID RESPONSE QUESTION:

Do you have suggestions & tips for making schools healthier environments?

Requested by: school staff and parents

Introduction and Rationale

The Washington Toxics Coalition (WTC) prepared two new documents to educate school staff and parents about healthier schools. According to the WTC, and many studies, children learn and behave better in schools that maintain a healthy indoor environment.

PPRC provided substantive review and additional information to support development of these two tip sheets, produced by WTC, providing guidance on improving air quality, reducing toxics, reducing moisture and mold, ensuring adequate ventilation, and more:

 

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