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Pa’s K-12 school nurses treat more than scrapes and bruises. And they’re asking lawmakers for help

BY: - May 1, 2022

One per 1,500. That’s the nurse-to-student ratio for K-12 schools in Pennsylvania — one of a handful of states to set staffing requirements in the law. Karla Coffman, a nurse in the York Suburban School District, is about 250 students away from reaching that threshold as the certified school nurse for the high school and […]