School nurse shortage is more apparent

America’s ongoing school nurses shortage turns dire: ‘I don’t know what the school year is going to bring’

working paper from the University of Washington’s Center for Education Data & Research in Seattle found last year that the statewide student-to-nurse ratio during the 2019-2020 school year was one nurse for every 1,173 students on average.
The country has had a shortage of school nurses for years, but the burden is clear now.
Associate Professor Mayumi Willgerodt was one of the authors of the working paper.
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