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40 Percent of D.C.'s Black Teens Will Soon Be Barred From School Because They Aren't Vaccinated

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2022
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School starts on Monday for District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), which is requiring—per D.C. Council vote—that all students ages 12 and up be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition to teens providing proof of vaccination, students of all ages must provide proof of a negative COVID test prior to the first day of school.

"We're not offering remote learning for children, and families will need to comply with what is necessary to come to school," said Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser in a press briefing.

Though students will be allowed limited...

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