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Students without booster shot cost Lodi Unified School District in state funding

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Posted: Friday, September 9, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 7:03 am, Fri Sep 9, 2011.

Lodi Unified School District still has a number of students in seventh through 12th grade who have not shown proof of receiving the whooping cough booster before starting this school year.

A 30-day reprieve given by the state expired Sept. 1.

As of Tuesday, however, 80 students still had not shown proof, according to Superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer.

Until they do, they will not be allowed on campus, under the state's new rule.

Since those students are not attending school, it is costing the district about $2,700 per day in state funding.

Meanwhile, the deadline for Galt students to have complied is nearing.

Contact reporter Jennifer Bonnett at jenniferb@lodinews.com.

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1 comment:

  • Sunny Samuels posted at 1:31 pm on Fri, Sep 9, 2011.

    Sunny Samuels Posts: 55

    Is LUSD refusing to give the parents the vaccination wavier?

     

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