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Atlanta reporter checks up on school vaccination compliance

Young boy receives his vaccinations in this photo from the CDC.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution found Georgia school and health officials routinely ignore a law requiring that children receive certain vaccinations before they are allowed to enroll in school and take no actions against violators. As a result, thousands of metro Atlanta children were allowed to enroll and remain in school last year without proof of required shots, records show. Reporter Alison Young writes about how she reported the story using state vaccination compliance audit information for 625 public and private schools in five Atlanta-area counties.

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