Who is minding the kids?

“The impacts of these environmental disparities may go beyond public health per se to concerns about impacts on educational achievement and future human capital development. Indeed, in some communities, parents have complained of diminished school performance among their children due to health effects associated with outdoor and other pollution, and respiratory problems, some aggravated by pollution, have been associated directly and indirectly with lower academic performance.”

Just by reading this quote, it already made the impact of what other underlying causes are there from the negative environmental changes surrounding schools in general. The article contained many research and variables about what they found in 1999 at the Belmont Learning Complex where people actually knew the hazards/dangers in building that expensive school but still managed to continue on forward with the plan until someone else found out that there was something wrong. It took many


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