mask mandate
California counties making mask mandates grate again

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Five counties in California implemented mask mandates for some areas on Wednesday as a precautionary measure ahead of flu season, Los… Read More

November 3, 2023
Democrats object to Vance’s bill to ban mask mandates

(The Center Square) – Democrats objected Thursday afternoon to unanimous passage of Sen. J.D. Vance’s proposed legislation that would ban federal mask mandates through the end of 2024. Without unanimous… Read More

September 8, 2023
US Sen. Vance to attempt passage of bill to ban mask mandates

(The Center Square) – U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance says he plans to ask for unanimous passage today of his bill banning federal mask mandates until the end of next year. Read More

September 7, 2023
North Carolina bill would prohibit schools from mandating COVID-19 shots, masks, and quarantines

(The Center Square) – North Carolina House lawmakers have filed legislation to prohibit schools and public employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccines, face coverings and quarantine requirements. In yet a second… Read More

February 15, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Mask mandates make comeback in some public schools amid push back from MDs, parents

Experts and parents are questioning school districts which are imposing mask mandates over seasonal increases in viruses. Districts in Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey and Massachusetts are among those… Read More

January 10, 2023
Culture, Public Education
City’s school district orders kids to mask up for two weeks after holidays

(Daily Caller) – Philadelphia schools will again require students and staff to wear masks during the school day after the holidays, according to Fox 29 News. The School District of… Read More

December 16, 2022
Culture, Public Education
San Diego Unified School District doubles down on mask madness

Another skirmish in the mask mandate wars began this week as the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) reinstituted an indoor mask requirement for all students, staff, and visitors. An… Read More

July 21, 2022
Public Education
New Report reveals extent to which teachers’ unions coordinated with the CDC on school reopening guidance

The CDC continues to defend its collaboration with teachers’ unions on school reopening guidance as routine, but a new report from lawmakers shows the collaboration was anything but. Read More

April 7, 2022
Public Education
Report highlights ‘compounding effect’ of pandemic on student performance

(The Center Square) – A new national report highlights the “compounding effect” the pandemic and remote learning have had on student performance, especially for the youngest learners. The report… Read More

April 1, 2022
Public Education
Seattle students breathing easier without mask mandate while union still pushes masks

(The Center Square) – Seattle Public Schools’ (SPS) newly appointed Superintendent Brent Jones presented his first state of the district address on March 15 with no mention of the lifted… Read More

March 17, 2022
Public Education
Despite new guidance, Biden admin still requiring toddlers in Head Start to remain masked

End the federal mask mandate for the Head Start program. That’s the message congressional Republicans are sending to the Biden administration. New York Rep. Elise Stefanik… Read More

March 16, 2022
Public Education
Op-Ed: Mask mandate is gone for most Illinois schools, but teachers unions still demand more power over kids, parents

(The Center Square) – Illinois’ largest teachers unions in the past two pandemic years have shown their priority is power, not students’ welfare or parents’ rights. In 2020-2021, the Chicago… Read More

March 10, 2022
Public Education
Virginia prohibition on school mask mandates to be determined by courts

(The Center Square) – A new Virginia law prohibits school divisions from enforcing face mask mandates, but at least one school district and some parents are suing the commonwealth to… Read More

March 10, 2022
Public Education
Georgia Senate approves bill allowing parents to opt out of school mask mandates

(The Center Square) — The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would allow parents to opt their children out of face-covering requirements at Georgia schools. Local school… Read More

March 3, 2022
Public Education
Some question if “political science” was part of relaxing COVID-19 mandates in Illinois

(The Center Square) — While some say the science of COVID-19 has led to Illinois lifting its mask mandate in most places, including schools and daycare settings, others say the… Read More

March 2, 2022