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Natural School for Clear-headed Kits – Wellness Wire

October 15, 2009

On the theory that if he builds it the students will come, parent Richard Pressinger has built a nontoxic school in Durham, NC. The building is made with bamboo floors, chemical-free paint, and organic cotton curtains. No pesticides are allowed and the lunches are organic.  Concerned about the toxicity of pesticides and other chemicals, Pressinger is taking a proactive and precautionary approach. "You don’t want these sorts of chemicals to prevent kids from reaching their maximum potential," he said. "There’s a need for this, and I know there are parents who are interested in the neurological well-being of their children."R

http://www.chapelhillnews.com/sports/story/51867.html

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