Can school districts require teachers to be vaccinated?

Teachers are next in line to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the 1B group

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that teachers and other school employees should be next in line in the national COVID-19 vaccination program. But the Murphy administration has yet to announce a date to begin vaccinating those workers in New Jersey, even as the state reports more than 100 in-school outbreaks of the disease and at least 564 positive cases linked to those outbreaks.

Of bigger concern to some educators is whether the government and school districts can mandate vaccinations before teachers head back to the classroom. Joanna Gagis reports.

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