Lead in American Schools: What School Districts Should and Should Not Do.

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Examines the lead issue in school buildings, noting that even minimal exposures to lead can create diagnosable health problems in children. Includes comments about current regulations and laws pertaining to the areas of soil, water, air, debris disposal, surfaces, and level of lead in the blood. Lists responses to lead that schools should take and those that they should avoid. Includes a list of safeguards for schools undergoing renovation or remodeling programs to reduce or remove lead, a suggested school board policy statement for lead poisoning prevention, and a lead metal information sheet.
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Institute for Environmental Assessment, 7101 Northland Circle, Suite 209, Brooklyn Park, MN 55427; Tel: 612-535-7721
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