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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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.