IAQ in Schools

Healthy Schools Network has published a new report titled Towards Healthy Schools 2015 that cites multiple studies documenting the benefits of healthy indoor learning environments on attendance and achievement. It presents state-level data and policy summaries. A detailed narrative notes some progress at US EPA and the Department of Education in encouraging states, but also urges swifter actions by federal and state agencies. Claire Barnett, Healthy Schools Network’s Executive and Coalition coordinator, states that “ Environmental problems like indoor pollution, PCBs, molds, and toxic chemicals, are absolute barriers to attendance and learning.

Read the full report below and learn more at http://www.healthyschools.org

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