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Boston: 10,724 kids with "a documented diagnosis of asthma" in Boston schools; 19% of students

Nov 2, 2017, Bay State Banner (Massachusetts): Boston public schools: an asthma-friendly school district http://baystatebanner.com/news/2017/nov/02/boston-public-schools-asthma-friendly-school-distr/ School nurses see their fair share of asthma. “In 2015-16, we had 10,724 patients with a documented diagnosis of asthma,” explained Patricia Kenney, nurse liaison for Children with Special Health Care Needs in the Boston Public Schools. That amounts to almost 19 percent of the student population.