14 more Memphis schools test positive for high lead levels in water sources

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: November 08, 2019 3:04 PM CT | Published: November 08, 2019 3:04 PM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to The Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

With high lead levels found in water sources at 24 schools so far, Shelby County Schools officials said Thursday they are waiting on test results from samples at 30 more schools and expect more information on Monday.


Shelby County Schools


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