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For secondary schools with 750-999 students, there must be at least two school counselors employed.
As a result of this legislation, the test results will be made public and every parent and teacher will know what is in their children’s drinking water.” “With this new law and accompanying regulations, New York is taking a monumental step forward toward protecting our children from lead, which can cause devastating and lifelong consequences to those who have been exposed,” said Commissioner of Health Dr. “We look forward to working with our state’s schools to ensuring that their drinking water is safe from lead.” Previously, schools in New York were not required to test their drinking water for lead, or notify parents or government officials of results.
For secondary schools with 1,000-1,249 students, there must be at least 2.5 school counselors employed.
For elementary schools with 1,250-1,499 students, there must be at least 2.5 school counselors employed.
As a result, New York becomes the first state in the nation to perform this testing and protect millions of its students from potential health risks,” Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan said.
“I’d like to truly thank Senator O’Mara, Chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, who has worked tirelessly on this critically important measure, along with Governor Cuomo and our partners in the Assembly, for coming together to ensure New York does everything possible to ensure safe and clean water for schoolchildren all across this state.” “This bill is fundamental to ensuring that our school children have access to drinking water that meets the highest health and safety standards,” Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said.
State Department of Health Issues New Regulations to Mandate Lead Testing in New York Schools by October 31; New York First State in the Nation to Complete Lead Testing in All School Districts by End of 2016 Governor Andrew M.