Re "Charter schools give students a welcome chance at greatness" (Viewpoints, Sept. 27): While these charter school proponents extoll the academic achievements of students in comparison to those enrolled in traditional public schools in the local school districts, it fails to mention one area where they also excel.
Note whenever there is a report on the number of parents who opt-out of meeting the immunization requirement for school attendance, charter schools always exceed all others. This is something the California Charter Schools Association should look at carefully. An interesting question is whether community responsibility is a concern of the school boards that charter these schools, the California Charter Schools Assocation or the parents who elect to have their child attend.
-- Polly Bacich, Grass Valley