Frequent Questions

Is air monitoring required in schools?

At present, EPA does not require air monitoring in schools.  However, your state or local jurisdiction may have implemented some type of monitoring requirements. 

More information is in EPA’s Assessing Outside Air Near Schools -- school air.

Learn more about IAQ laws in your state by visiting the Environmental Law Institute's Website: View their database of state indoor air quality laws: database excerpt: IAQ in schools at

For information relating to your state, see our Where You Live pages at  just click on your state.

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