Childhood Lead Exposure in Michigan: It’s Not Just Flint

The risks of childhood lead exposure and poisoning were inadvertently brought into the spotlight through the Flint water crisis. But the issue in Michigan extends far beyond that city’s limits. Last November, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released provisional 2016 data on childhood lead testing(link is external) showing that the rate of elevated lead …

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Eva, Rick, and Mercury LLC: Damage Control Strategies for Abusive Teaching and Water Poisoning

    Today’s Lessons… 1. Abusive teaching behavior has been documented multiple times at Eva Moskowitz’s “Success Academy” charter school network. Ms. Moskowitz never denies these abuses happened—she simply attacks the newspaper or journalist who reported the abuses. 2. The PR firm handling Ms. Moskowitz’s damage control here is none other than Mercury LLP—the same …

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