State law addresses availability of school nurses.
Florida Statutes 381.0057 Funding for school health services.
(a) School health improvement pilot project. - The program shall include basic health care to an elementary school, middle school, and high school feeder system. Program services shall include, but not be limited to:
- Planning, implementing, and evaluating school health services. Staffing shall include a full-time, trained school health aide in each elementary, middle, and high school; one full-time nurse to supervise the aides in the elementary and middle schools; and one full-time nurse in each high school.