LAUSD Vaccine Mandate Reaction


October 13, 2021




Students and parents within the Los Angeles Unified School District react to the district’s decision to require students 12 and older to be fully vaccinated in order to attend in-person learning.

Click play below to hear a vox pop:

On Sept.9, 2021 the district announced that students, in 7th through 12th grade, need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to continue in-person learning. The deadline to submit proof of vaccination for students would be in Jan.2022. Currently, students are tested weekly to see if they have contracted the virus. This vox pop includes audio from California Governor Gavin Newsom and LAUSD board members approving the mandate. Those portions were gathered by The Associated Press.

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