Environmental hazards in the home such as lead, mold, allergens, carbon monoxide, pesticides, and radon harm thousands of children in Rhode Island each year. In this story, we examine the educational costs of lead poisoning.
Sources: RIDOH, RIDE
The RIDLT's annual Unified Expenditure Report captures the state's workforce development expenditures and activities, helping elected officials, policy-makers, and other stakeholders gain a better understanding of the impact of workforce development funds.
Sources: RI DLT
Lead is a poisonous metal that can cause long-term health and behavioral problems. The main way to be exposed to lead in Rhode Island is through lead-based paint in homes built before 1978. However, there are also many other ways to come in contact with lead, including through drinking water.
Sources: RIDOH, Providence Water
The Talent Dashboard allows policymakers and stakeholders to track student performance over time, assist agencies in evaluating program performance, answer questions across systems, and better communicate outcomes related to education and workforce programs.
Sources: RI DLT, RIOPC, RIDE