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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 ...