Unvaccinated kids booted from Pa. classrooms

    Get stuck or get out.

    That’s what Pennsylvania school districts told students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination requirements.

    The message seems to have penetrated.
    Spot checks of most of the 20 largest districts around the state show the success of a Herculean effort by school nurses to get students vaccinated, with many districts now reporting nearly 100 percent compliance.

    But officials are still working to reach hundreds of students around Pennsylvania who have been kept out of class this week because they failed to obtain the required inoculations for mumps, chicken pox and other diseases.

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