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Schools play a major role in well-being of kids with asthma

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Lorna Benson

MPR News 91.3 FM

St. Paul — When Denika Jackson dropped her son Keontae at a summer school program in June, she had no idea it would put the 13-year-old in a situation that could have triggered an asthma attack.


While the school has documentation of her son’s severe asthma, Jackson said officials apparently did not pass that information to Keontae’s teacher.

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