As school boards—many times influenced by groups funded by national conservative organizations—decline to enact COVID safety protocols, local parent groups are pushing back.
One outgoing school board member says she hopes the current toxic political climate encourages more young people to speak up and get involved.
Allison Alexander sees a lot of kids at work, and despite being vaccinated against COVID, she masks to keep them safe. And she thinks other Michiganders should too.
The need for school masking isn't just a health concern, says State Rep. Lori Stone (D-Warren), but also about avoiding last year's unpredictability.
With the school year just around the corner and COVID-19 cases surging, medical experts say it’s key to require masks in schools.
Just one week after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reaffirmed that masks cannot be required in public schools, at least seven Arizona school districts are moving forward with doing so regardless.
A school board meeting in Scottsdale was cut short after a group of attendees erupted in anger after being asked to wear masks.