An incredibly thought provoking article comparing prison funding to school funding was published in the San Franciso Chronicle two weeks ago. It mentions school nurses in particular and is specific to California. However, with so many states looking to education for cuts to balance their budgets, it is relevant elsewhere.
Complete sentences: Turning students into prison inmates
DATE: January 19, 2003
By Margo Freistadt
A simple solution would avert the budget disaster facing California's schools
: We should declare every public school to be a prison. The kids would understand........