Sunday, December 8, 2019

Some Districts Exempt Students in Special Ed from Vaccination Law

“We are not holding anyone to vaccination requirements that would interfere with access to special education programs,” said Dr. Kimberly Uyeda of the Los Angeles Unified School District."

"“The broadest way the law can be interpreted is that special education students get access to everything, regardless of immunization status,” said Jennifer Nix, an attorney with School and College Legal Services of California. In terms of the risk of lawsuits from special education parents, “it is the safest route, but I don’t know if it’s the right route,” Nix said."

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States With Religious and Philosophical Exemptions From School Immunization Requirements




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