Lead is a neurotoxin that has been shown to have a long and lasting impact on the brains, bodies, and behaviors of those who are poisoned. It also has a greater presence in communities with high levels of poverty and minority populations. Compounded over time, the effects of lead poisoning, even at low levels of exposure, impact a child's readiness and ability to learn.
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- Gehrman, Matthew Paul (Author)
- Berliner, David C. (Thesis advisor)
- Garcia, David (Committee member)
- Danzig, Arnold (Committee member)
- Arizona State University (Publisher)
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- General Education
- Education Policy
- lead poison
- Lead poisoning in children--Arizona.
- Lead poisoning in children
- Academic achievement--Arizona.
- Academic Achievement
- Poor children--Education--Arizona.
- Poor children
- Children of minorities--Education--Arizona.
- Children of minorities
- Educational accountability--Arizona.
- Educational accountability
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- Partial requirement for: Ed. D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-122)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educational administration and supervision
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Statement of Responsibility
by Matthew Paul Gehrman