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October 09, 2012

Study: Policies Reducing Lead Poisoning Have Academic Benefits, Too

New research from Massachusetts links lead exposure to student achievement, and says that the state's successful efforts to reduce lead poisoning had broad societal impact.

March 29, 2012

U.S. Officials Tackle National Adoption of Digital Textbooks

U.S. education officials joined in a conversation with ed-tech executives today to discuss the future of digital textbooks.

May 17, 2010

Study Links Lead Exposure to Lower Test Scores

A study in Detroit showed that low-performing students have higher levels of lead than other students, the Detroit Free Press reported on Sunday. About 60 percent of Detroit Public Schools students who performed below their grade level on 2008 standardized tests had elevated lead levels, the stor...

December 03, 2009

Study Shows Tobacco and Lead Exposure Associated with ADHD

The risk was especially high among children exposed to both substances,the study found.


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