We may see a decision in a lawsuit challenging mask mandates on Arizona school campuses this week and lawyers for Attorney General Mark Brnovich say it's an issue for lawmakers, not the courts.
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.
The Education Department says it’s investigating five Republican-led states that have banned or limited mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
A growing number of school board members are resigning or questioning their willingness to serve as meetings have devolved into shouting contests between deeply political constituencies over how racial issues are taught, masks in schools, and COVID-19 vaccines and testing requirements.
A Florida judge ruled Governor Ron DeSantis's executive order banning mask mandates in schools was unconstitutional, while also rejecting many of the anti-mask claims DeSantis made when issuing the ban back in July.
School board members in the Valley are feeling the heat, as the debate over mask use in schools continue.
Scottsdale Unified's board meeting was held amid ongoing controversy over the district's mask mandate. While some parents protested, others thanked the school district for implementing the mandate.
The debate over masks mandates in schools was reignited Tuesday night at the Polk County school board meeting. The issue wasn't on the agenda, but parents on both sides of the issue still had a lot to say, including the father of a 12-year-old boy who is in the ICU battling COVID-19.
Petitions to recall four of the district's governing board members – Patty Beckman, Jann-Michael Greenburg, Julie Cieniawski, and Libby Hart-Wells – have been filed. All four voted in favor of the mask mandate have been filed.
Across the U.S., some public officials and other community leaders are trying to help people come up with ways to get exempted from having to wear masks or get vaccinated against COVID-19.
A new poll finds that a majority of Americans support mask and vaccine mandates for students and teachers in K-12 schools.
An East Valley school district could decide to implement a mask mandate, which has driven heated debates across Arizona, even as the state is battling a new surge in COVID-19 cases.
The father of a kindergarten student went viral earlier this week, after speaking at a school board meeting in Franklin Tennessee, criticizing parents for their anti-mask views and opinions.