CA: Newsom imposes vax mandate for all K-12 students

CA: Newsom imposes vax mandate for all K-12 students
California Gov. Gavin Newsom

[Ed. – Homeschool.]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all students – the first requirement of its kind in the United States.

Both public and private students at “elementary and secondary schools” will be required to be vaccinated for in-person learning starting the academic term or semester following full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the vaccine for their grade span – 7-12 and K-6.

That could mean vaccination requirements taking effect on Jan. 1 or July 1 for grades 7-12, whichever date comes first following approval.

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Approval for grades K-6 is expected to come later in a second phase of requirements, the governor added.

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