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The article gives more info than that though. Lead levels in children have dropped over the last twenty years and
"he says that shifts in how the state measures educational assessment -- and a district that has struggled for decades -- are both significant factors in the recent test scores."
The district needs help regardless, but knowing your child's lead levels are lower than your own may have been at that age is probably something of a relief.
Flint, MI has been without tap drinkable water for 3 years 10 months and 16 days in case anyone was wondering. I’m Mari and I’m fighting on for the #FlintKids #FlintTown #DontForgetFlint #FlintWaterCrisis #Mari2044 #TeamMari #StopPoisoningMyPeople #WaterIsLife #MAGA pic.twitter.com/dLCcRbIhDG— Mari Copeny (@LittleMissFlint) March 10, 2018
Flint, Michigan Water on July 1 2018.— Stone Cold (@stonecold2050) July 4, 2018
But we are going to get a Space Force pic.twitter.com/wMXo5cAga3
The water drives are located at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church and Mid-Michigan Home Health & Hospice.Read more from MLive.com
After the city of Flint changed its water source from Detroit's water system to Flint River in 2014 to cut costs, Joseph began to develop rashes and bacteria that ate away at his flesh, forcing him to tape his skin together on his face and on his back with Band-Aids.Read more from MLive.com
"Without this additional revenue, the city will be unable to hire the proper staffing to reliably treat the purchased Great Lakes Water Authority water ... and monitor/maintain water quality in the distribution system," the letter from DEQ Division Director Eric Oswald says.Read more from MLive.com
"There was a report that showed that children were being poisoned in the city of Flint, and they all knew about it," Flood told Manley. "You'll see it was buried, suppressed from all of us..."Read more from MLive.com
Doesnt sound like there's been any improvement at all.