House Education moves 'Erin's Law'

...said."Alaska is first in so many things that aren't good," said Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, a former school nurse.Former assistant district attorney Rachel Gernat of Palmer said one problem has been allowing individuals accused...
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Juneau school board takes up budget recommendations

...significant that bringing back nurses was brought forward."10 of 17 committee members voted to staff the district with 10 school nurses and eliminate health aides, a change that ends with a net budget gain of $162,000. The district diminished the...
Kenai students need cold weather gear be prepared.Gayle Koger, school nurse at K-Beach Elementary, day's use.Tammy Dudley, school nurse at Soldotna Elementary, often...gear. Dudley, who has been the school nurse since 1995, said she receives...
School physicals law could affect districts

...department for permission to have the school nurse provide the physicals at no cost...She said some districts have the school nurse assess students in situations such...submitted by a certain point, the school nurse will do the screening. The policy...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down to see someone from Juneau breaking records.Thumbs up to Juneau's school bus drivers, crossing guards and school nurses, who don't always get the recognition they deserve but play vital roles in keeping Juneau's kids safe. Another...
New Gastineau playground closed temporarily

...Two children were cut by the wires, Bartlett said. Their injuries were not serious and they were treated by the school nurse and other staff, she said.Play areas with the rubber ground covering have been fenced off, and children cannot use...
Parents and grandparents - protect school nurses from cutbacks the District administration in firing three more school nurses and replacing them and the two fired last year with...a school without a nurse.The starting salary for a school nurse is only $7 more than the starting salary for these...
JSD board hears leaner budget proposal

...licensed nurses brought out several school nurses and some members of the budget...restoration of trained nurses.Auke Bay school nurse Luanne Powers spoke of her disappointment...need to assist staff members.School nurse Maureen Hall, who covers two campuses...
New school nurse plan concerns some

...this year reduced the number of school nurses it employs from ten to eight...also sharing a nurse under the new school nurse plan, which just took effect for...student needs, input from our school nurses and the physical proximity of schools...
Andrea Story

...would like to see the Governor and Legislature fund school nurses through the Health and Social Services budget. For many families the school nurse is their only provider and they are an essential service...


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