Hundreds Of CA Kids Sent Home From School Due To New Vaccination Law… Waiver to Exempt Children From Pledge
Hundreds Of CA Children Sent Home On First Day Of School Due To New Vaccination Law
OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Scores of California students may be sent home on their first day of school because of a new vaccine law that took effect this year.
The new state law took effect July 1. Now, parents can no longer use personal or religious beliefs as a reason not to have their kids immunized.
This school year, kindergartners and seventh graders must show proof of immunizations.
Man upset after niece brings home waiver to ‘be excused from reciting’ Pledge of Allegiance at school
CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A Florida man is upset after his niece brought home a Pledge of Allegiance waiver that asked parents to sign and return the form if they’d like their child to “be excused from reciting” it.
“I understand my rights as a parent and I request that my child, noted above, be excused from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. This request includes standing and placing his/her right hand over his/her heart.”
In frustration, Micah Brienen took to Facebook last Thursday.
“My niece brought this home from school today…What is happening to our country?!?” he said in the post.
Some Albuquerque teachers told not to use ‘boys and girls’
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque elementary school is raising eyebrows after an assistant principal told teachers to stop calling students “boys and girls.”
KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports (http://goo.gl/hXvK4j) a Carlos Rey Elementary School assistant principal sent teachers a letter ordering them to no longer refer to students as boys and girls starting this month.
The “Gender Identity Procedural Directive” also told teachers to eliminate gender in their classrooms.