ERIC Number: EJ882368
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Earthquakes Threaten Many American Schools
Bailey, Nancy E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v91 n7 p35-39 Apr 2010
Millions of U.S. children attend schools that are not safe from earthquakes, even though they are in earthquake-prone zones. Several cities and states have worked to identify and repair unsafe buildings, but many others have done little or nothing to fix the problem. The reasons for ignoring the problem include political and financial ones, but also simply denying there is a problem.
Descriptors: Seismology, Natural Disasters, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement
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