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WAMC New York News
Tue May 25, 2004
Schools Aren't Telling State About Pesticide Use
By Kelly Wilkinson
Boston, MA – According to a Massachusetts law, all schools and day care centers are required to let the state know how and when they're using pesticides. Schools in turn pass some of that information onto parents. The law was intended to reduce the amount of chemicals children are exposed to while at school, but a recent audit of the law showed most schools are not complying.