We conducted a survey for Aura Air leading smart air platform to assess opinions on the air quality in and around schools in the US. In early October we asked 1,000 teachers and school facility managers their thoughts on the matter, and the results were overwhelmingly negative, with (74%) nationwide concerned about the indoor air quality in their schools and on buses, citing the negative impacts it has on the health and productivity of teachers, faculty, and students. Respondents also felt that schools are not taking the matter seriously, 87% of educators say they are alarmed that their school hasn’t done more to improve air quality. With 77% of respondents expressing a level of concern that their school will be disrupted by COVID-19 and 74% by Influenza A and other viral diseases, air quality should be a serious concern.

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