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ERIC Number: EJ1020124
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-9635
The Poisoning of Young Minds: Learning in an Age of Neurotoxins
Steingraber, Sandra
Independent School, v72 n2 Win 2013
This article is an excerpt from "Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis" (2011), by Sandra Steingraber. As a scientist, mother, and concerned citizen, Steingraber explores herein the damaging effects of the myriad and ubiquitous environmental pollutants--in homes, schools, and communities--on the lives of children. She argues that "current environmental policies must be realigned to safeguard the healthy development of children and sustain planetary life-support systems on which their lives depend."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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