SMMUSD Board Delays Action on Vaccines
Panel reportedly waiting for full FDA approval of vaccine before tackling the divisive issue
November 4, 2021
By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is apparently waffling about a proposal to mandate vaccines for all eligible students.
The SMMUSD Board of Education met last Thursday to discuss a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all students, ages 12 and older, but decided to postpone action on the divisive plan for at least another month, district officials said this week.
The mandate discussion could be added to the agenda for the Nov. 18 Board meeting if the vaccine gets full FDA authorization for children, officials said.
The School Board had co...