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Construction At Mount Vernon School Sparks Asbestos Concerns

There are concerns that asbestos dust raised by renovations could harm students at Cecil Parker Elementary School.
There are concerns that asbestos dust raised by renovations could harm students at Cecil Parker Elementary School. Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Construction to improve conditions at Cecil Parker Elementary School in Mount Vernon is raising concerns that it may be harmful to students, according to News 12 Westchester.

The classrooms that are under construction are not occupied and school officials insist students are in no danger, but one community activist told News 12 Westchester that he's concerned about asbestos dust harming students.

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