DC Schools Will Expel Students Who Choose Not to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2022
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Schools in Washington, D.C. are requiring all students aged 12 and older to get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to the classroom this fall. Students who don't get it won't be allowed in the classroom and could face expulsion (via Council of the District of Columbia):

No student shall be admitted by a school unless the school has certification of COVID-19 immunization for that student or the student is exempted.

Students can get exemptions if a parent or guardian provides written evidence receiving a vaccine would violate their religious beliefs or if a physician...

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