State law addresses availability of school nurses.
South Carolina Code of Laws 59-10-210. Funding for licensed nurses for elementary schools.
Beginning with the 2007-08 school year, the General Assembly, annually in the General Appropriations Act, shall appropriate funds to the Department of Education to provide licensed nurses for elementary public schools. The State Department of Education shall make these funds available through a grant program and shall distribute the funds to the local school districts on a per school basis.