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ERIC Number: EJ653586
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1055-2243
Sound Standards for Schools "Unsound."
Davis, Don
Leadership, v32 n1 p35 Sep-Oct 2002
Criticizes new classroom sound standard proposed by the American National Standards Institute that sets maximum background sound level at 35 decibels (described as "a whisper at 2 meters"). Argues that new standard is too costly for schools to implement, is not recommended by the medical community, and cannot be achieved by construction industry. Calls for ANSI to withdraw proposed standard. (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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