For Your Consideration…

During the course of the week leading to the California Legislature’s February 16 deadline for the introduction of proposed legislation for the current year, some 3,200 bills saw the light of day at the State Capitol.  We are still in the process of sifting through the…

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SB 277 Vaccination Bill FAQ

Updated: October 29, 2015

On June 30, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 277 — the so-called ‘Vaccination Bill’ co-authored by State Senators Richard Pan (D – Sacramento), and Ben Allen (D – Redondo Beach) — into law. Here’s what California private school leaders need…

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SB 277: Amendments Provide Breathing Room

SB 277 (Pan & Allen) – the so-called “vaccination bill” – is progressing steadily toward the legislative finishing line.  An Assembly floor debate and vote could occur as early as tomorrow (June 18).  Should the controversial measure seeking the elimination of the personal beliefs exemption (PBE) from state mandated immunizations make its…

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Private Schools and Public Health

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The Measles’ Silver Lining

There’s a story told of two German Jewish gentlemen who were seated across from one another on a train during the increasingly dark period preceding the rise of the Third Reich.

“My God!” exclaims Herr Strauss. “Is that the Nazi newspaper you’re reading?”

“Why yes,” responds Herr Oppenheim, matter-of-factly.

“But how can you bring yourself to…

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