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Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations
Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations

For 19 years, the director of the Laguna Parent Participation Preschool has worked alongside mothers and fathers to decide such questions as what children should eat during snack breaks and what type of field trips they should take. But when the current measles outbreak prompted the school to review its vaccination policy, the south Orange County co-operative found itself confronting questions normally left to politicians and public health officials. "We're a microcosm of what everyone is coming up against," said Barbara Crowley, the school's director. "Do parents have a right to decide to vaccinate their children or not?" Get essential California coverage...

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