School nurse shortage cited

'We're not a healthcare provider,' superintendent says

The shortage of trained school nurses in the Las Virgenes Unified School District reportedly is among the worst in California. According to a recent study, the average nurse-to-student ratio in California is 1-to-2,791, while the district ratio is 1-to-12,104.
The school district said it plans to conduct a health and safety needs assessment in the
mmediate future.
According to Calabasas City Councilmember Mary Sue Maurer, who sits on city and school partnership and city ...

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