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ABC's of Healthy Schools
Type: Checklist - Fact sheet
Summary: This is brief brochure provides suggestions for creating a voice for children and creating healthy school environments.
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As a parent, how do I get IPM implemented
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Checklist
Summary: A five-step process is offered to help guide parents and PTA through the process of influencing their schools to develop and IPM program.
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Back to School Environmental Checklist
Type: Article/Report - Checklist
Summary: A broad coalition of educational, environmental, health and civic organizations have just released a 2004 School Environmental Checklist today at media events across the country. The action checklist is designed to help parents, students and teachers identify...
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Go Green Initiative
Type: Web site
Summary: The Go Green Initiative is a simple, comprehensive program designed to create a culture of environmental responsibility on school campuses across the nation. Founded in 2002, the Go Green Initiative unites parents, students, teachers and school administrators...
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Green Flag Program
Type: Case Study - Checklist
Summary: The Green Flag Program is a project of the Child Proofing our Communities Campaign coordinated by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice. They offer a start up kit to help school communities learn about the program and its materials describe how to fo...
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IPM for Parents and Teachers, California
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Glossary - List - Web site
Summary: Background information and guidance offer suggestions for implementing an IPM program at schools. This link is directed to parents and teachers. Included are examples of School IPM programs, information on pesticide hazards, regulations and sample policies.
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National Association of Realtors
Type: Article/Report - Web site
Summary: The winter issue of NAR (National Association of Realtors) addresses schools (schools and smart growth, of sprawl schools and small schools, ABC's of smart growth spell out the community visin, high performance schools, downtown schools and more). It reflects...
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Paint in Schools
Summary: This fact sheet addresses some of the basic concerns related to paints in the school environments, what kids can do and suggestions for schools (and parents).
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Poisoned Schools, Invisible Threats, Visible Actions
Type: Article/Report
Summary: This 83-page report is a joint effort of organizations of the Child Proofing Our Communities Poisoned School Campaign. It identifies existing conditions (2001), harms created by improper school siting, pesticides and lack of information. It provides early eff...
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Public Schools: A Toolkit for Realtors
Type: Fact sheet - Glossary - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: Schools are important factors in communities quality of life, according to The National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR has prepared a Public Schools Toolkit that helps realtors understand concerns and place themselves in positions to influence the debate...
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Resources and References for Safe Healthy Schools
Type: Checklist - Web site
Summary: This list offers parents helpful tips and resources to address any environmental hazards found in schools.
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Schools and Cleaning Products
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A fact sheet with suggestions for cleaning products, alternatives and efforts that can be provided by students and by schools to help decrease the amount of cleaning chemicals within the schools.
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Schools and Waste
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: This two-page fact sheet offers suggestions for reducing waste in schools that includes the cafeteria.
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