Calif. Vaccine Law Could Lead to Boost in Homeschooling
A new California law (SB 277) that ends all personal belief exemptions to childhood vaccination requirements could lead to an increase in homeschooling in the state. Some homeschooling groups -- such as the California Homeschool Network and the Home School Legal Defense Association -- oppose the law and have raised concerns that lawmakers might try to extend the requirements to homeschooled children. However, the Coalition for Responsible Home Education argues that law should be extended to include homeschooled children to.
- "California's New Vaccine Law May Drive Up Homeschooling Numbers" (Beatty, Education Week, 7/30).