Though lead testing cost local school districts thousands of dollars each, superintendents say the efforts were well worth the price — and some schools might already be compliant under the new law. The Illinois Department of Public Health will accept results from tests conducted after 2013, according to Jen Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council.
New Illinois Law Requires Schools to Test Water for Lead
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Rather than each state receiving a formula-driven amount of funds — much like how last year’s major infrastructure law operates — the states that will
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