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"I think it should be at the discretion of the parent or guardian. Fundamentally, I don't believe government or the education system should make things mandatory for people, especially in the area of personal health." - Michael Ien, Canarsie 002p6_xlg.jpg
"I think it should be left up to the parent or guardian, because they have more knowledge of the child's health. but they should be required to sign a waiver. In case the child gets sick, they won't hold the school responsible - because the school offered the vaccination." - Rosie Fontanez, Brownsville 002p5_xlg.jpg
"I'm for immunization, because of the diversity of children entering our schools. You got kids from all over the world who bring all kinds of contagious diseases into the city. So the school should require vaccinations to protect children." - Clarence Givhaus, Canarsie 002p4_xlg.jpg
"I think it should be left to the parents and guardians, because they have better judgement on how strong the kids are - and what they can tolerate." - Yousef Haidary, Bedford Stuyvesant 002p3_xlg.jpg
"I think they should be required, because this way the school knows for sure that all the students are protected. There will be no problem with the swine flu at all at the school." - Johnny B., Canarsie 002p2_xlg.jpg

Waste Not Our E-Waste

    Editor's note: See "This Week's Attitude" in our August 27 issue. To the Editor: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified ewaste as the fastest growing component of the solid waste stream. Full Story

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What's Your Opinion?

    QUESTION: THE PUBLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPALS UNION HAS SUED THE CITY FOR FAILING TO REINSTATE PARKING PERMITS TO ITS MEMBERS AFTER IT WAS ORDERED IN NEGOTIATION. Full Story

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