Without school nurses, it will be teachers and other school staff who will decide if a sniffle is a symptom of Covid-19 or just hay fever.
Striking teachers have forced California districts to address student-to-nurse ratios that are among the worst in the nation. But they have to compete with the higher-paying private sector in the midst of an overall shortage of nurses.
Officials cite "the critical link" between health and education.
Proposed law would protect doctors from liability in prescribing epinephrine.
The largest outbreak of measles in California in years is prompting school officials to redouble their efforts to convince parents to vaccinate their children.