ERIC Number: ED472775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Fact Sheets on Pesticides in Schools.
National Coalition against the Misuse of Pesticides, Washington, DC.
This document consists of a collection of fact sheets about the use of pesticides in schools and how to reduce it. The sheets are: (1) "Alternatives to Using Pesticides in Schools: What Is Integrated Pest Management?"; (2) "Health Effects of 48 Commonly Used Pesticides in Schools"; (3) "The Schooling of State Pesticide Laws--2002 Update: A Review of State Pesticide Laws Regarding Schools" (Kagan Owens and Jay Feldman); (4) "Ten Myths behind Pesticide-Dependent Pest Management in Schools"; and (5) "Schools Save Money with Integrated Pest Management." (EV)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Improvement, Environmental Standards, Pesticides, Physical Environment, School Buildings, Ventilation
Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides, 701 E. St., S.E., Washington, DC 20003. Tel: 202-543-5450. For full text: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/SCHOOLS/publications/index.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Coalition against the Misuse of Pesticides, Washington, DC.