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States Address Local School Vaccine Policies

2022-09-09T11:31:11-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/Kuzmik_A With school starting across the country, whether children need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has been attracting renewed attention in state legislatures. States like California and New Jersey have begun introducing new legislation that requires students to receive the vaccination. However, some states, like Iowa, prohibit school boards from requiring immunizations against [...]

States Address Local School Vaccine Policies2022-09-09T11:31:11-04:00

School Choice Legislation: 2021 Update

2021-06-04T13:09:57-04:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; images sourced by Hermann Traub & Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay  In the year 2021, many states passed new school choice legislation or legislation expanding existing school choice programs.  School choice comes in many different forms across the country. However, almost every state has some system that allows families [...]

School Choice Legislation: 2021 Update2021-06-04T13:09:57-04:00

State Action on Mandatory Flu Vaccines

2020-09-11T07:30:00-04:00

DMGS Highlights Some states are considering requiring flu vaccinations this fall.Massachusetts has already instituted a statewide flu vaccine requirement for students enrolled in child care, pre-K, K-12, and post-secondary institutions.New Jersey and Vermont are also considering a similar requirement. As COVID death tolls in the United States continues to rise and the economic impacts of [...]

State Action on Mandatory Flu Vaccines2020-09-11T07:30:00-04:00
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