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Pesticides and pests in Texas schools

A recent bill introduced into the Texas State Senate would do away with regulations passed 20 years ago to restrict pesticide use and improve the standard for pest control in public schools.  The bill, introduced under the premise that it would reduce costs to school districts, got its first public hearing this week.  A story published this week in the Texas Tribune summarizes the issue. If you’ve never given much thought to pest control as it relates to your children’s school, you’re not alone.  Most of us take… Read More →