It’s commonly understood: if kids are sick, they can’t learn well. But children in poor communities often lack access to medical care. So, kids... School-based health clinics fill gap in medical ‘deserts’

It’s commonly understood: if kids are sick, they can’t learn well. But children in poor communities often lack access to medical care. So, kids either go to school sick or stay home until their parents can take them to the doctor. Now, Atlanta Public Schools is trying to fill the void by opening health clinics at five schools.


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