Lead Poisoning, a Persistent Sign of Poverty, Is Linked to School Suspensions and Lower Student Test Scores


Created date

April 23, 2018

Critical Commentary

This artifact is important because it addresses the connections between poverty and lead poisoning on a national level. This article addresses the possibility that childhood lead poisoning could be linked to lower disciplinary infractions. It stresses that lead mitigation could be a factor in reducing corrections expenditures throughout the country.