Roosevelt Middle School

1:03pm

Wed November 21, 2012
Education

On-campus health centers aim to make Oakland schools safer

Photo courtesy of Urban Ecology

Many public schools are coping with constant and deep funding cuts to education, and neighborhood schools are looking for creative ways to serve the needs of their students. Six public schools in Oakland now house on-site health centers for just that reason. The newest – a state of the art clinic at Roosevelt Middle School – helps kids who are struggling with the twin traumas of violence and poverty.

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