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Healthy School Environments

Healthier Schools for Healthier Kids

School Environmental Health Guidelines

Helping states establish environmental health programs for K-12 schools.

School Siting Guidelines

Learn about the environmental factors that impact school siting decisions.

Healthy Schools Regional Highlights

Read some of the exceptional school environmental health projects in EPA’s ten regions.

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Asthma in Schools

Addressing asthma triggers can reduce the number of nurse visits and keep children focused on school work.


Upcoming Webinars
Dec. 2, 2014, 2-3:30 p.m.: ENERGY STAR and Green Building Rating SystemsExit EPA Disclaimer (ENERGY STAR)
Dec. 3, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m.: Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades Exit EPA Disclaimer (ENERGY STAR)
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Take action to improve children's health! EPA's comprehensive schools website offers all the resources you need to establish, maintain or enhance a school environmental health program.

Featured Publications

State School Environmental Health Guidelines

Presents recommendations, case studies, and resources to help states create or improve environmental health programs for K-12 schools.

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Voluntary School Siting Guidelines

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Helps communities consider environmental health when establishing school site selection criteria and conducting environmental reviews of prospective sites.

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Model School Environmental Health Program

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Provides actions to help schools implement and sustain environmental health programs around five key components.

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