<p>That: Whereas there have been recent concerns about a drop in immunizations for certain diseases; and</p> <p>Whereas health experts advise that immunization rates of 95% or more are necessary to ensure collective resistance to preventable diseases and therefore safety for those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons; and</p> <p>Whereas CPS may have some schools below the threshold of 95% vaccinated students; That the School Committee requests a report from the school district on current vaccination rates; and Further that the report include recommendations for how the district can work with families, perhaps with the city's public health experts to increase vaccination rates for all schools below a safe rate; and Further that the district communicate to the state delegation to consider changes to the law to ensure only legitimate reasons for opting out of vaccinations are honored.</p>

School Committee Actions

Action Action Date Reconsidered By Referred to Subcommitee
03/19/2019 Adopted

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