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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.


Health Guidelines Addendum

Best practices and lessons learned to help implement or enhance your state school environmental health programs.

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. Read the addendum for additional tips on implementing or enhancing your program.

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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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