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Application of the Healthy Schools Act to Child Care Facilities: What Agencies Need to Know

by on May 24, 2017

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The Healthy Schools Act is found in Education Code Sections 17608 – 17614 (the “Act”). Adopted in 2000, its purpose is to provide for the least toxic pest control management around “schoolsites.”  However, although found in the Education Code, the definition of “schoolsites” is very broad and applies to a range of public child care facilities that may be operated by agencies other than school districts, including park and recreation districts. The Act also applies when a public agency is the owner of a facility that houses a childcare facility.  ... Continue Reading

tags: Child care facilities, Healthy Schools Act, pesticides,