Here you will find position statements and whitepapers we occasionally publish on important topics. 2020 gave everyone pause, including us, and we have used the introspective moment to address topics of high value in our collaboration.
We look forward to adding more of our views and we invite you to suggest topics you'd like to see.
CHPS Statement on School Buildings and Anti-Racism, published October 2020: view here
CHPS Whitepaper on Ventilation during COVID, published June 2020, rev 9/2020: view here
Statement from the Coalition for Healthier Schools (with CHPS support) calling on Congress to rapidly expand funding for US EPA’s Office of Air/Indoor Environments Division proven grant programs that address managing K-12 school buildings and grounds (infrastructure) and improving children’s health and learning (Office of Children’s Health): View here
Here we share articles and links from other worthwhile viewpoints.
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Children’s Hospital Association National State of Emergency in Children’s Mental Health, October 2021: https://www.aap.org/en/advocacy/child-and-adolescent-healthy-mental-development/aap-aacap-cha-declaration-of-a-national-emergency-in-child-and-adolescent-mental-health/
Boston Globe, How do we make our schools safer? It's not as simple as cameras and locks, 3/8/2018: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/03/05/how-make-our-schools-safer-not-simple-cameras-and-locks/ogkBxlOMhIjIftXzl23hNO/story.html
Phi Delta Kappan, How crumbling school facilities perpetuate inequality, 4/29/2019: https://kappanonline.org/how-crumbling-school-facilities-perpetuate-inequality-filardo-vincent-sullivan/