About 100 Rochester Students To Be Removed If Not Vaccinated
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) -- More than 100 students in Rochester will be sent home
from school unless they can prove they've been vaccinated or are exempt.
School officials said last week that starting on Wednesday, students who can't
provide proper immunization paperwork will be sent home. State law requires that
students be immunized or be officially exempted for reasons such as health or
School officials have said they've been working since January to tell families
about the requirements. Last week, more than 200 students still hadn't provided paperwork, prompting school officials to announce that students had until Wednesday to provide paperwork, or be sent home.
After that announcement, dozens of students provided the paperwork. But 115 still had not complied as of Tuesday.