School Children's Health Act of 2006
The School children’s Health Act was enacted on October 1, 2006, the law required all public schools in North Carolina to:
- Notify parents/guardians and staff annually of the schedule of pesticide applications for the school facility of concern.
- Provide parents/guardians and staff with the opportunity to be notified 72 hours in advance of any nonscheduled and non-exempt pesticide applications on school property.
- Implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs by October 1, 2011.
Here are some Frequently-Asked Questions about the law and its implications for your school system or contract.