June 28, 2014--U.S. schools struggle to offer clean drinking water (Water Online)

The federal government passed regulations to promote clean drinking water at schools, but many education districts still deserve an "F" for their performance. A regulation passed last year, which must be implemented by July, required "free drinking water at breakfast,” reported EdSource, an education policy group.

December 8, 2009--EPA unveils new policies on water at schools (New York Times)

The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new national strategy to enforce safe drinking water laws in small, rural communities on Tuesday and pledged to redouble efforts to protect children from toxic water in schools.

September 25, 2009--Water at some U.S. schools unsafe (Denver Post)

Over the past decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins An Associated Press investigation found that contaminants have surfaced at public and private schools in all 50 states — in small towns and inner cities alike.

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