LOS ANGELES — Citing his earlier order in a separate lawsuit that vacated the immunization obligations of Los Angeles Unified students, the judge said nearly 1,500 Los Angeles Unified students sought to vacate the same order. has dismissed a lawsuit brought by two groups representing parents of
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff said Wednesday that the petition was filed by the California Children’s Health Defense Branch and the second group, the Protection of Children’s Educational Rights. It said it approved the district’s motion to reject the document. His July lawsuit on LAUSD that the school board’s resolution enacting his September 9, 2021 student vaccination order violated the authority of the State Department of Public Health.
Ahead of the July ruling in the other case, LAUSD has postponed its mission until at least July 2023, after which it announced that it would not appeal Beckloff’s decision.
Attorneys for two nonprofits have determined, including whether LAUSD’s placement of unvaccinated students in independent study programs without proper parental or guardian consent violated state education laws. However, district attorneys argued that the petition should be dismissed because the July ruling rendered the group’s lawsuit moot.
The judge also ruled that the second motion dealing with the petition’s factual sufficiency was moot given his decision to dismiss the case, although he was amended into two groups. I have given you the opportunity to submit your petition.
About 930 LAUSD parents are members of PERK and another 540 are members of CHD-CA, according to a petition filed in October 2021.
Before being overridden by Beckloff’s order in another case, the LAUSD Student Vaccine Order requires students aged 12 and older to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine by a specified date as a condition of continuing in-person education. was requesting.
In court documents, two groups of attorneys in the current case said that because there was no requirement for a COVID-19 vaccine before schools began with in-person learning in August 2021, LAUSD students had severe COVID-19 cases, hospitalization or death.
“Given this, the state that already has the lowest rate of COVID-19 nationwide, without a vaccine mandate, will be the first state in the country to impose a vaccine requirement on healthy teens and pre-teens. It is incomprehensible to claim that the conditions for continuing in-person education, or why (LAUSD) chose to impose this onerous and educationally disruptive requirement in the middle of the semester,” the petition said. says.
While Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on October 1, 2021 that the coronavirus vaccine will be in addition to other immunizations required for in-person school attendance, Newsom also announced that CDPH will have a new vaccine available. It acknowledged that it is the only appropriate agency authorized by law to add to the childhood immunization schedule, according to the petition.
According to the petition, “(LAUSD) was not the proper agency to add new vaccine requirements as a condition of in-person education, and (LAUSD) did not follow the appropriate procedures and necessary safeguards to do so.” .
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