Should Schools Be Required to Disclose the Number of Unvaccinated Students to Parents?

AUSTIN — As more Texas children go to school without receiving vaccines, some lawmakers and advocacy groups want parents to be able to find out how many unvaccinated kids are in their children’s schools.Plano, Fort Worth, Austin and Houston were identified as national hotspots for nonmedical vaccine exemptions in schools, according to a study published in the Public Library of Science last year. Texas is one of 18 states that allow parents to opt out of vaccinating their children because of their philosophical or religious beliefs.  Continue reading...

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