School districts in all 50 states would have to notify parents before using pesticides on school property, under legislation now being considered by Congress.

The Senate's reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--approved June 14--includes an amendment that would require all states to regulate pesticide use in schools and order districts to alert parents before spraying for insects.

Some 35 states already have rules limiting students' exposure to

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