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The Right Equipment to Solve a Playground Problem

June 21, 2018 3:35

It can be hard for school officials to notice patterns in day-to-day problems and address their underlying causes. But when the nurse at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Menomonee Falls, Wis., noticed a sudden rise in playground injuries, the school used problem-solving strategies learned in its continuous improvement initiative to get to the bottom of it.

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