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Mandel School’s Robert Fischer discusses study of lead poisoning in Cleveland children

‘An uphill battle’: Lead poisoning stunts students’ learning while Cleveland leaders fail to tackle lingering problem

The Plain Dealer: A study conducted by the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development found that 93.5 percent of Cleveland kindergartners screened had been exposed to lead, said Robert Fischer, co-director of the center, chair of the Master of Nonprofit Organizations program and associate professor.