It’s basically back to square one for lead testing in Delaware schools.

More than two years the harmful metal was found in most buildings.

After every faucet, fountain, and spigot was sampled.

Results of the tests were first released publicly in October.

The level set by federal regulators for shutoff.

The state order to shut off those faucets and fountains was only given a month later.

After environmental advocates, parents, educators.

The Department of Education for delaying release of the data. 

They accused DOE of sloppy, inconsistent testing and communication.