For years, school children in northern Idaho's Silver Valley have been warned about the dangers of lead contamination left over from a century of hard-rock mining and smelting.

But several of the valley's public schools have never been tested to see how much lead dust lurks inside the buildings.

That's set to change as a result of a judge's order in March that has local residents debating the need for the tests.

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