|National Healthy Schools Day today, April 8, reminds us how important it is to provide our children with a quality education in safe, environmentally friendly learning environments. Poor indoor air quality in schools, however, contributes to worsening of respiratory problems like asthma and contributes to school absenteeism. Studies prove that healthy indoor environments do in fact help children learn and behave better.
You can make a difference by taking some healthy school actions in the next month such as organizing a clutter-clean up, creating a crumb and spill-free plan for classroom eating, using the pest log to document mice or bugs. Read more. Contact Caitlin Howe and let us know about them! We will be recognizing those schools at the 7th Annual BPS Wellness Summit on May 28.