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Event Type Water Contamination - Adulteration - Other  Date Time 2019-11-13 23:25:00 
Country US  City Philadelphia, PA 
Latitude 39.953  Longitude -75.165 
URL https://whyy.org/articles/philly-school-knew-about-toxic-lead-in-drinking-water-but-kept-parents-in-the-dark/     
[whyy.org] PENNSYLVANIA - Philly School Knew About Toxic Lead In Drinking Water But Kept Parents In The Dark

"It was a display of kindness that should have been heartwarming. Instead, Frederick Douglass Elementary School teacher Alison Marcus just felt queasy.

In 2016 — while headlines blared about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan — Marcus’ North Philadelphia charter school raised money to buy bottled water for residents of the distressed Midwestern city. But as she watched students at the charter, run by Mastery, toss change into a large plastic bucket, she felt a pang of guilt."

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