Two school districts in the Phoenix area will reportedly not receive federal grant money, after Governor Doug Ducey's office determined that they were not in compliance with state law, and therefore not eligible for the money.
Some parents at one Phoenix-area school district are protesting a new mask mandate that will not allow parents to out their kids out of.
16-year-old Grace Smith says she was arrested at her Wyoming high school after she refused to wear a mask on school grounds. The teen says she's faced three separate two-day suspensions for not abiding by the school's mask mandate, and received $1,000 in trespassing fines for refusing to leave the campus.
The governor had launched a multimillion-dollar grant program in August that gave families $7,000 vouchers if they wanted to move their kids to schools that don't require masks or COVID-19 vaccines.
In a letter to Ducey, the Treasury Department said the grant programs are "not a permissible use" of the federal funding.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that found new laws banning schools from requiring masks and a series of other measures were unconstitutional.
Judges with the Arizona State Supreme Court have decided not to reinstate a series of new laws that include blocking schools from implementing mask mandates.
The leader of South Carolina's schools says districts now have the authority to require masks in the classroom.
After an Arizona judge ruled the state's ban on school mask mandates as unconstitutional, some school districts are renewing their mask use policies. Meanwhile, experts say the judge's ruling could affect the way business is conducted at the Arizona State Capitol.
An Arizona judge has struck down a ban on face mask mandates in schools, days before it was set to take effect.
Protesters gathered at the state capitol to protest mask and vaccine mandates, while a Phoenix doctor says their arguments aren't valid.
The article published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at the impact of mask requirements at K-12 district schools in Maricopa and Pima counties, the state’s two most populous counties.
Majorities support mask and vaccine mandates advocated by the Biden administration, as the coronavirus pandemic remains a top concern, according to the latest Fox News poll.
A judge heard arguments in a case seeking to overturn several new Arizona laws that restrict the power of local governments and school districts to impose COVID-19 restrictions such as mask mandates.
A federal judge has ordered the state of Iowa to immediately halt enforcement of a law passed in May that prevents school boards from ordering masks to be worn to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A couple seen in a viral video was removed from a San Diego-bound flight after failing to comply with the mandatory mask requirement.
Republican lawmakers who back expansion of the state’s existing voucher program doubt any students who receive the grants will be forced back into public schools when the federal cash is exhausted. Opponents of the school voucher program suspect that is highly likely.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich forcefully responded to the Department of Education, telling Secretary Miguel Cardona he won't "tolerate" any federal overreach through the administration's masking investigation.
The state of Florida is now warning school board members in Hillsborough and Sarasota counties that they could face a financial penalty for imposing mask mandates amid the current COVID-19 spike, despite a judge’s ruling last week.
Disability rights groups and parents of children with disabilities want an immediate halt to a South Carolina law banning school districts from requiring face masks.