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HEALTH: Bringing back school nurses would save money

Would bringing back school nurses save money?
A new study says yes.

 Scientist say having nurses on hand would cut back on doctor's visits, and save parents from having to leave work - both of which mean saving money.
They looked at 78 school districts in Massachusetts and found having more school nurses could fill many gaps that currently exist.
Only 45 % of the nation's public schools have a full-time, on-site nurse.
25 % have none. More health information