Ill. laws problematic for students needing medication at school

10/13/2008 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Illinois law does not require schools to have a nurse on staff, which experts say is a problem given the growing number of children coming to class with allergies and illnesses that require them to take medication during the school day. In addition, zero-tolerance laws in the state forbid students from bringing their own medications with them to school.

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