NY state approves nursing charter HS amid pandemic, shuts out NYC

New York City is a mecca for the health-care profession — yet the state’s first specialized high school aimed at training future nurses will be hours away thanks to Albany pols.

The innovative Nurses Middle College Charter School is one of five newly approved charter schools in New York, with its goal to help ease a staffing crunch caused by COVID-19.

Yet it and all of the the new schools will be located outside the Big Apple — because of the state legislature’s continuing limit on the number of charters in the city.

“It’s unfortunate — because we know the demand is there,” said Joseph Belluck,

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