New Study Shows Air Pollution Exposure With Lower Test Scores

Dec 21, 2020

Three maps depicting (A) school disadvantage (B) chronic PM2.5 pollution (C) and the frequency of peak PM2.5 pollution (C) at Salt Lake County schools in the study.

Joining Lynn and John on Cool Science Radio is,  Casey Mullen, a doctoral student at the University of Utah. Mullen is the lead author in a study just released that found more frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County during the 2016-2017 year.