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Move to 'Green' school buses could boost kids' class attendance

"Air pollution can even affect those without asthma," Pedde added. "It has been linked to upper respiratory infections, pneumonia and other types of respiratory illness, so it might be impacting a larger student body than just asthmatic students."

To see whether cleaner buses cut down on student absences, Pedde and her colleagues examined data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's School Bus Rebate Program.

Move to 'Green' school buses could boost kids' class attendance

Jouncing along to school in a fume-spewing, rattletrap yellow bus is practically a rite of passage for most American students.

https://phys.org/news/2023-04-green-school-buses-boost-kids.html




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  • Peter Kamau

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    The amazing results from this piece of climate action are very eminent

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    • George Kariuki

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      Investing in these buses contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality in communities. It is important to continue promoting sustainable transportation solutions and creating healthy and safe environments for our children to learn and grow.

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      • Tabitha Kimani

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        The old school buses should be replaced or retrofitted now that there is a lot of funds in the U.S. No need to play around with children's health. Go "green".

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        • Joseph Githinji

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          This must be implemented whether it boosts class attendance or not, health should always come first. Greet intent by the President.

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          • Gorffly mokua

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            Great step! But i don't think if this will boost class attendance as per their expectation!

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            • Tabitha Kimani

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              @gorffly_mokua The study has shown that the schools that replaced the old buses had better attendance.

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