Action from school nurses needed NOW!
The Senate will be voting on their version of "No Child Left Behind" otherwise known as the "Every Child Achieves Act," S 1177, as early as tomorrow. Additionally, Senator Jon Tester, will be filing an amendment that would provide grants to school districts for school nurses in Title I or high poverty areas. NASN worked with Senator Tester to develop amendment language (Amendment # 2226).
Please call your Senator and tell him or her to support this crucial amendment today.
Senator Ben Sasse-202-224-4224
Senator Deb Fischer (202) 224-6551
We expect that a vote could happen anytime!