Lead safety in schools

Portland has the chance to be a national leader when it comes to lead safety in schools. Investments in students can’t be 100% effective with a neurotoxin everywhere. The upcoming bond is critical to solving this student and teacher safety issue. Many of us worked hard on it so it can work hard for them.

Nakeyja Cade with her year-old daughter Zariyah Cade in Flint, Mich., last March. The girl’s blood had tested high for lead. (Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)

Lead exposure alters the trajectory of children’s lives decades later, study finds

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