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Mother Upset After School Vaccinates Her Son Without Her Permission

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents

Letisha Huff wants the West Ada School District to know that "these are our children, they're not guinea pigs." This month, according to KTVB News,...

Mom Sues To Send Daughter To School Without Vaccinations

| Posted 02.14.2013 | New York

By James Fanelli, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WEST BRIGHTON — A devout Catholic mom is suing the city Department of Education for not granting her ...

Boy Not Allowed Back To School Without Flu Shot

Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

A New Jersey 4-year-old has been home from school since Thursday -- not because he's sick, but because his parents won't give him the flu shot. Jer...

Disease Outbreak Risks Rise As More Private School Students Opt Out Of Vaccines

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 11.09.2012 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than thei...

Disease Outbreak Risks: More Students Skipping Required Vaccines

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 01.28.2012 | Education

ATLANTA -- A rising number of parents in more than half of states are opting out of school shots for their kids. And in eight states, more than 1 in 2...

Thousands Enter Schools Without Vaccinations At Record Rate

AP | By SHEILA V KUMAR and SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Last year's class of California kindergartners had a record high percentage of parents who used a personal belief exemption to a...

No Vaccine? Don't Come To School

AP | By MARCUS WOHLSEN and SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Education

SAN FRANCISCO -- Some California schools are turning away middle and high school students who have not received a required whooping cough vaccine whil...

Back-to-school Can Mean Vaccines For Tweens, Teens

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 10.22.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot? If you haven't worried about back-to-school shots since your tween or teen was entering ...