Key Partnerships Drive School Asthma Initiatives

Key Partnerships Drive School Asthma Initiatives
December 7, 2011
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asthma is a leading cause of school absence. More than 11,000 of the 132,000 students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) have asthma. CMS students with asthma miss an average of 9 days of school each year, compared to an average of 6 days missed for students without asthma.





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