Healthy School Environments
Healthier Schools for Healthier Kids
Helping states establish environmental health programs for K-12 schools.
Learn about the environmental factors that impact school siting decisions.
Read some of the exceptional school environmental health projects in EPA’s ten regions.
Addressing asthma triggers can reduce the number of nurse visits and keep children focused on school work.
School Bulletin Board
|Oct. 15, 2014, 1-2 p.m.: Toxic Chemicals in Schools: Health Hazards to Children and What You Can Do (CHE)|
|Oct. 21, 2014, 2-3:30 p.m.: Basics of School Integrated Pest Management (EPA)|
|Oct. 21, 2014, 2-3:15 p.m.: Financing Energy Efficient Upgrades with ENERGY STAR (ENERGY STAR)|
|Visit the webinars page for more!|
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.
State School Environmental Health Guidelines
Presents recommendations, case studies, and resources to help states create or improve environmental health programs for K-12 schools.View the Guidelines
Helps communities consider environmental health when establishing school site selection criteria and conducting environmental reviews of prospective sites.View the Guidelines
Model School Environmental Health Program
Provides actions to help schools implement and sustain environmental health programs around five key components.View the Model