ERIC Number: ED456624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Lead in American Schools: What School Districts Should and Should Not Do.
Institute for Environmental Assessment, Brooklyn Park, MN.
This paper examines the lead issue in school buildings, noting that even minimal exposures to lead can create diagnosable health problems in children. It includes comments about current regulations and laws pertaining to the areas of soil, water, air, debris disposal, surfaces, and level of lead in the blood. It also lists responses to lead that schools should take and those that they should avoid. (Includes a list of safeguards for schools undergoing renovation or remodeling programs to reduce or remove lead, a suggested school board policy statement for lead poisoning prevention, and a lead metal information sheet.) (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Lead Poisoning, Prevention, Public Schools, School Safety
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Environmental Assessment, Brooklyn Park, MN.