ERIC Number: ED436949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Overview of Federal, New York State, and New York City Law Regarding Environmental Health and Safety in Schools.
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.; Healthy Schools Network, Inc., Albany, NY.
This document presents many of the federal, state, and New York City laws that apply to the health, safety, and environmental conditions of schools. The relevant portions of the law have been selected along with the mechanisms of legal enforcement that may exist and contact information where applicable. Legislative categories covered include air quality, toxic substances, and chemicals; asbestos; athletic equipment; washrooms; boarding; school buildings; buses, vehicles, traffic, and transportation; drugs and alcohol around educational facilities; fire safety; food and nutrition; student health; and lighting and radiation. Also included are laws governing plans for future educational facilities grants, recreational areas and playgrounds, pest control, sanitation, smoking, and ventilation. (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Indoor Air Pollution, Local Legislation, Public Schools, School Safety, State Legislation, State School District Relationship
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., 151 West 30th St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10001; For full text:
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.; Healthy Schools Network, Inc., Albany, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York