When school opened in 2018, charter and private schools reported lower vaccination rates than traditional public schools.
Proposed changes to California's 2015 vaccination law now being considered in the Legislature would limit medical exemptions.
Sen. Richard Pan is proposing a bill to curb medical exemptions for vaccinations of public school students.
As California's strict vaccination law turns a year old, vaccination rates have reached their highest levels.
The statewide rate for kindergartners who are vaccinated reaches 95.6 percent.
The percentage of kindergartners who received all required vaccines rose to 95.6 percent in 2016-17.
If the injunction is granted, the personal belief exemption will temporarily be reinstated.
With the new vaccination law, California becomes a worldwide leader in promoting childhood vaccinations.
At issue is whether special ed students need to comply with the new vaccination law.
Check out our comprehensive database of vaccine data for about 9,000 kindergarten-level public, private and charter schools going back to the 2008-09 school year.
More than 92 percent of California kindergartners are fully vaccinated.
The new vaccination law lacks clarity about whether special education students must be immunized.
Explore how a California measles outbreak spurred one of the strictest vaccination laws in the country.
Among the new laws are changes for math placement and class instruction time.