State law addresses availability of school nurses.
Michigan Compiled Laws 333.9101 Plan for health services for pupils in elementary and secondary schools; establishment; contents; cooperation in developing plan; consistency with program of school nursing services; employment of certified school nur
(3) The plan [for school health services for pupils in the elementary and secondary schools of this state] shall be consistent with the program of school nursing services adopted pursuant to section 1252 of Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of 1976, being section 380.1252 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and shall encourage employment of individuals certified by the department of education as school nurses pursuant to that section.
Michigan Compiled Laws 380.1252 Professional nursing services; rules; reports; section inapplicable to certain nursing services.
(1) The board of a school district may employ registered nurses necessary to provide professional nursing services. The services shall be operated under rules promulgated by the state board which shall establish the certification requirements for registered nurses in the services. (2) The state board may require reports and information from school districts offering nursing services.