Every child and school employee has the right to an environmentally
and healthy school which is clean and in good repair.
Every child, parent, and school employee has a right to know about
environmental hazards in the school environment.
Schools should serve as role models for environmentally responsible behavior.
School officials and appropriate public agencies should be held
accountable for providing an environmentally safe and healthy school facility.
Federal, state, local, and private sector entities should work together
to ensure that resources are used effectively and efficiently
to address environmental health and safety concerns.
The above Bill of Rights: Environmental Quality in our Schools
was adopted by the
New York State Board of Regents, June 1994
From Safe Schools: Irene Ruth Wilkenfeld
Workshop on Safe School
A WAKE-UP CALL!
ENSURE THE RIGHT OF EVERY CHILD TO A SAFE SCHOOL.
CONTAMINATED CLASSROOMS: When Learning Becomes Lethal
is a medically endorsed workshop designed to help you recognize and remedy
the environmental health hazards in your school.
It will educate and empower you to: