Article courtesy of Staff of Natalie Solis and Vicki Chen | January 24th, 2016 | Fox 4 News | Shared as educational material.
After initial samples showed high levels of lead and copper, the Dallas Independent School District has retested water at several schools and is awaiting results. After retesting, some schools were cleared. Although the schools had received initial samples that showed elevated contents of lead and copper, it did not immediately notify the parents or guardians of children that attended the schools. While there is no law requiring school districts to test their water, DISD is among dozens of districts in Texas that decided to test their water after the lead contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan made national headlines earlier this year. Read more here.