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Freddie Gray, Lead Paint, and the Impact of Housing on Our Health

Prolonged low-level lead exposure can result in behavior and learning problems, reduced IQ, increased hyperactivity and aggression. Recognizing the enormous impact housing has on our health, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated June as “National Healthy Homes Month.”

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Issue Brief: Health Related Provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act

This issue brief provides an overview of sections in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that are particularly relevant to public health, including the title and a brief descriptive summary of the section. For most provisions, citations are provided for the ESSA, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), and the U.S. Code.

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