California is bringing back a statewide indoor mask mandate. Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration announced the new mandate will start Wednesday and last until Jan. 15.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
The mask mandate applies to both patrons and staff and will be in effect from Dec. 13 to Jan. 15, after which the state will reevaluate.
By Associated Press
School board races are usually quiet contests centered around local issues like budgets. But this year, many of these boards are engulfed in nationalized, cultural hot-button fights over issues like mask mandates and teaching critical race theory. Anger at school…
By PBS NewsHour
In a letter to Ducey, the Treasury Department said the grant programs are "not a permissible use" of the funding.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
By Associated Press
One study in two Arizona counties found coronavirus outbreaks were almost four times more common at public schools without mask mandates on the first day than at those that re-opened with a masking requirement.
By Claire Raj, The Conversation
The Department of Education is investigating whether state bans on mask requirements in schools discriminate against students with disabilities.
By Ben Fox, Associated Press
First-time offenders would face a potential fine of $500 to $1,000 and second-time offenders could pay $1,000 to $3,000 under rules that the Transportation Security Administration said will go into effect Friday.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
A Florida judge has ruled the state cannot enforce its ban on mask mandates in public schools to guard against the coronavirus while an appeals court sorts out whether the ban is ultimately legal.
By Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson, Associated Press
Leon County Circuit Judge John C. Cooper on Friday agreed with a group of parents who claimed in a lawsuit that Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on the mandates is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.
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