Should NM Schools Provide Health Care Too?

Over this past weekend, I was on Channel 7 talking about efforts by a few schools around the state — using a combination of private grants and federal money — to provide full-service health care and a variety of other social services. The concept is called “community schools” and the idea is to further transform K-12 schools from centers of learning to being focused on the mental and physical needs of children and their families. The article and video available here.

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One Reply to “Should NM Schools Provide Health Care Too?”

  1. While the goal is admirable, it is not the responsiblity of Society or the community it is the responsibility of the parents. The concept scares me, charts and standards of height, weight and general health dictated by the State! What if you fail to meet these statndards?

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