By Brian Todd
Touting Rochester Public Schools' Alternative Learning Center as a model for the state, Gov. Tim Walz was on hand Monday to talk about education and laud the restart of a health clinic at the school. The health clinic for students, which has been closed for several months due to lack of resources, was reopened thanks to a commitment from Mayo Clinic to staff it… Dr. Sarah Crane, who spearheaded the project for Mayo, said the health care provider would staff the clinic four hours per day, providing care, testing and some basic lab work for students. The goal is to remove one more barrier that prevents students from focusing on school work.
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Context: Governor Walz joined Rochester Public School Superintendent Michael Munoz and Dr. Sarah Crane, medical director of Mayo Clinic Employee and Community Health, at a recent ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the a new student health services clinic that opened within the Alternative Learning Center (ALC).
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