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April 2 is National Healthy Schools Day

The Children’s Environmental Health Institute is pleased to partner with The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering on promoting the findings of Healthy High School PRIDE (Healthy High School PRIDE (Partnership in Research on InDoor Enironments), a social media campaign of HealthyChildrenNow.org

The videos highlight the project findings, and bring awareness of environmental health risks in schools. To receive a notice of the forthcoming Healthy High School PRIDE final findings, please follow the Children’s Environmental Health Institute on Twitter.

Healthy High School PRIDE – Introduction
Healthy High School PRIDE – Methodology
Healthy High School PRIDE – Portable Classrooms Vs. Permanent Structures
Healthy High School PRIDE – Air Quality and Health
Healthy High School PRIDE – Solutions

Resources for Schools:

Slideshow Of The Project Presented at the Green Schools Conference

WATCH SLIDESHOW

Harvard School Public Health

The report illuminates how the school building influences the student’s health, thinking and performance. The report incorporates findings from over 200 research studies and considers over 70 health outcomes related to school buildings.

READ REPORT

From Left to Right. Dr. Atila Novoselac is a Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Kerry Kinney is a Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering as well as in the Department of Population Health at UT Austin. Dr. Meredith McCormack is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. Janie Fields, Executive Director, Children’s Environmental Health Institute, take time to visit about Healthy High School PRIDE at Dell Medical School following the session talk Connecting Environment to Health, an environmental health collaborative of The University of Texas.