Health experts recommend that at least 95% of kindergartners at a school be up-to-date with required vaccinations. View vaccination rates at California schools for 2018-19 with EdSource's interactive map.
With the State Board of Education set to vote on new teaching guidelines, groups have launched an aggressive effort to remove recommendations focused on LGBTQ inclusiveness and others they deem too explicit for young students.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician who Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed in January, is recognized as a pioneer in the study of how adverse childhood experiences affect brain development and life-long health.