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Lead in the Water: What Are the Educational Impacts on Flint Students?

November 30, 2022

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Watch time:

>60 mins
Male Teacher Working With Elementary School Boy At His Desk

The Flint Water Crisis captured national attention in early 2016 when major news outlets reported that the city’s tap water had been contaminated with lead since April 2014. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, recognized as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century for her role in uncovering the Flint water crisis and leading the recovery effort, alongside Dr. Sam Trejo, assistant professor of Sociology at Princeton University, and Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones discuss the academic impacts of the Flint Water Crisis 7-8 years later, and the big-picture implications for young people in the community.

 

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