• Full FrameEducation Week's Photo Blog


    by Nicole Fruge posted September 21, 2012

    Reginald Cureton, left, and his brother Maurice, arrive home from school. Maurice also has high levels of lead in his blood and receives personalized instruction at school.  A new study links widespread lead poisoning in the Detroit school district to lower achievement. —Brian Widdis for Education Week

    Reginald Cureton (left), 12, a 7th grader and his brother Maurice Cureton (right), a 9 year old 3rd grader arrive home from school on Wednesday afternoon, September 19, 2012. Reginald has blood lead poisoning and receives personalized instruction at his school, Detroit Merit Academy on the city’s east side. Reginald follows a strict schedule at home and is also being treated for ADHD.

    Brian Widdis for Education Week

    Notice: We recently upgraded our comments. (Learn more here.) If you are logged in as a subscriber or registered user and already have a Display Name on edweek.org, you can post comments. If you do not already have a Display Name, please create one here.
    Commenting temporarily disabled due to scheduled maintenance. Check back soon.
    Ground Rules for Posting
    We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
    All comments are public.