School & District Management

What Flint’s Superintendent Did to Protect Children From Lead (Video)

By Mike Bock — August 03, 2017 1 min read

Two years after alarmingly high levels of lead were found in the water system of Flint, Mich., most of the city is still without drinkable water, and it is unclear how long government aid will last. However, Flint Superintendent Bilal Tawwab is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead exposure in children.

In the above video, produced for PBS NewsHour, Education Week correspondent Kavitha Cardoza speaks to members of the Flint community to see how the beleaguered district is handling this situation.


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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Air: A Video Blog blog.