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Classroom air quality disrupts learning

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 5, 2019

Poor air quality in classrooms could be affecting children’s ability to learn.

Pixabay Classroom air quality disrupts learning

A study by the Federal Health Office says the air in classrooms is ‘unacceptable’ with too high levels of carbon dioxide.

Teachers say the findings confirm their suspicions and say laws should be updated to protect staff and students in schools.

The health office has published guidelines on how to air out classrooms depending on the size of the room and the number of occupants.

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