The experience of construction next to schools in New York City shows that no school is safe from massive noise impacts that disrupt learning environments or from environmental health risks. Although school communities richer in resources are better able to negotiate the perils of construction near a school, problems still persist that undermine education. Moreover, schools with limited resources -- the vast majority of city schools -- rarely if ever are even aware that construction is planned, leading those school communities to be wholly unprepared to respond meaningfully to the threats construction noise and other related hazards pose.
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