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12/14/2021 Houston, We Have a Solution ... School District (HISD) Board of Trustees. Dr. Kendall Baker and former PTO President Bridget Wade both focused their campaigns against mask mandates and indoctrinating students with critical race theory. Although they are the only two ... is not taught in Texas schools" while attacking Texas Governor Greg Abbott for "trying to whitewash discussions of race and the country's history" by banning it.Houston's educational establishment greeted conservative victories with their own ...
12/2/2021 Appeals Court Reinstates Texas Mask Mandate Ban in Schools | Texas News | US News U.S. News & World Report ... An appeals court on Wednesday halted a federal judge‚Aos order that had stopped Texas from enforcing its ban on mask mandates in the state‚Aos schools, allowing the prohibition to remain in effect.In ... on Nov. 10 that the ban ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott through an executive order violated a federal law protecting disabled students‚Ao access to public education.Political CartoonsView All 338 Images The ...
10/16/2021 Gov Abbott, DeSantis Compete for National Limelight... ... It only took a few hours for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to deliver his rejoinder this week to Texas Governor Greg Abbott. On Monday evening, Abbott had used his executive powers to ban employers from ... it comes to showing their conservative bona fides, from banning mask mandates in schools, to calling for harsh clamp-downs on undocumented immigrants. .The rivalry shows how Republicans in two of the biggest states are ...
10/13/2021 American And Southwest Airlines Continue With Vaccine Mandate Despite Order From Texas Governor Greg Abbott American And Southwest Airlines Continue With Vaccine Mandate Despite Order From Texas Governor Greg Abbott Two American Airlines Stand By Their Vaccine Mandate Despite Order From Texas Governor Greg Abbott Texas Governor Greg Abbott had ... companies would be allowed to issue vaccines as well as mask mandates for their employees. Abbott‚Aos order came afterward and directly clashed with the President‚Aos order. American Airlines and Southwest Airlines have decided ...
10/11/2021 GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Hospitalized Due To COVID19 ... Greg Abbott, who is running for his third term. Opposition to Vaccination Mandates Both Mr. Abbott and Mr. West are vehemently opposed to mask mandates as well as vaccine mandates. Although he has become ill, Mr. West has not changed his opinion about vaccinations. He‚Aos reinforced his commitment to fight against legalized mandates. ‚AuI can attest that, after this experience, I am even more dedicated to fighting against vaccine ...
10/11/2021 Am I a Deadly Weapon?. COVID fear gone viral | by Gary David Flamberg | Oct, 2021 | Medium Medium ... Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning mask mandates in his state. In response, several school districts defied ‚Ai or considered defying ‚Ai this order. So Attorney General Ken Paxton‚Aos office advised they were ready to file suite against these ISD‚Aos.On September 20, the Richardson ISD held of Board of Trustees meeting. It was at this meeting that this mother arose.Here is the portion of her ...
10/11/2021 Federal lawsuit over mask mandate ban in schools has its hearing A big case with potential national implications .School district leaders should have the right to make decisions about mask mandates based on the needs of their students and local coronavirus spread data, attorneys argued Wednesday in federal court.Lawyers with Disability Rights Texas, who [filed the first federal lawsuit over the ban in mid-August] , allege that Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos prohibition on mask mandates puts students with disabilities at ...
10/8/2021 CHEERS AND JEERS: Idaho spectacle ... mask mandates and staged a Statehouse dalliance with militia members. At least then, Little had an excuse: He was either flying to out-of-state airports en route to Idaho communities or attending a Western Governors Association conclave.This week, Little traveled to the Texas border just to be a prop in Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos latest photo-op.As the Corpus Christi Caller Times‚Ao John C. Moritz reported ...
10/7/2021 Masking at a Texas School: Federal Judges Hear Discussion ... students live in central Texas. Austin, Texas ‚Ai Earlier this year, 14 children in Texas filed a proceeding against Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency over a presidential order on masks. A federal ... children with disabilities sue TEA Governor Greg Abbott for banning mask mandates ‚AuExcluding children from public school classrooms because of disabilities is a type of discrimination and racism aimed at preventing and specifically banning ADA ...
10/6/2021 Texas‚Äô ban on school mask mandates heads to federal court AUSTIN ‚Ai School district leaders should have the right to make decisions about mask mandates based on the needs of their students and local coronavirus spread data, attorneys argued Wednesday in federal court. Lawyers with Disability Rights Texas, who filed the first federal lawsuit over the ban in mid-August , allege that Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos prohibition on mask mandates puts students with disabilities at risk.The organization claims that ...
10/4/2021 Abbott misusing emergency power to worsen pandemic, mask advocates say The assorted legal challenges to Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates make a variety of arguments, but most include one essential theme: State law gives the Texas governor extraordinary power to improve public health during a disaster ‚Ai not make things worse. It's an appeal to science over politics in a legal fight with deep political currents. On one side are Abbott and Ken Paxton, the state attorney general ...
10/1/2021 Court order lifts El Paso mask mandate ... mask mandates under Governor Greg Abbott‚Aos executive order. ‚AuWe continue reporting new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, which signifies that this pandemic is clearly not over,‚Au Ocaranza said. ‚AuEl Paso is indeed a strong and resilient community that values the health and wellness of our family, friends and neighbors, which is why we urge everyone to get fully vaccinated, wash your hands, watch your distance and continue ...
10/1/2021 Court order Requires El Paso to temporarily lift mask mandate | KDBC ... mask mandates is Texas Governor Greg Abbott‚Aos Executive Order, GA-38, a news release from the city stated. El Paso has been doing a phenomenal job at working to protect our community from experiencing another alarming COVID-19 spike as seen in other parts of Texas. Our success is due in large part to our multi-pronged approach to battling COVID-19 by providing free vaccines and testing, advocating ...
9/22/2021 Feds officially investigating Texas mask mandate ban The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday launched a civil rights investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos ban on mask mandates in schools, making Texas the sixth state to face a federal inquiry over mask rules.The investigation will focus on whether Abbott‚Aos order prevents students with disabilities who are at heightened risk for severe illness from COVID-19 from safely returning to in-person education, in violation of ...
9/22/2021 U.S. Dept of Education investigating TEA guidance prohibiting masks AUSTIN, Texas - The federal government is investigating the Texas Education Agency after deeming that its guidance prohibiting mask mandates in schools last week may be "preventing school districts in the state from considering or meeting ... require face coverings, citing that courts are not blocking Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos executive order prohibiting local mask mandates.At-home COVID-19 tests for children Many parents and caregivers are concerned about their child's ...
9/22/2021 TEA mask mandate policy triggers federal probe ... Greg Abbott‚Aos executive order banning such mandates.What You Need To Know The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights announced via a letter that an investigation into the Texas Education Agency's mask mandate policy is underwayThe TEA recently updated its public health guidance to state school districts may not put mask mandates in placeTexas Gov. Greg Abbott earlier issued an executive order forbidding school districts ...
9/22/2021 Texas‚Äô ban on school mask mandates draws federal investigation The federal government is investigating the Texas Education Agency after deeming that its guidance prohibiting mask mandates in schools last week may be ‚Aupreventing school districts in the state from considering or meeting the needs ... require face coverings, citing that courts are not blocking Gov. Greg Abbott ‚Aos executive order prohibiting local mask mandates.The agency did not immediately respond to request for comment or say how or if it ...
9/18/2021 Delta variant, lax mask policies delay Plano family's return to school ... mask mandates , upended a lot of parents‚Ao plans for the school year.For Carmen Campbell, a rheumatologist in Plano, it meant keeping her son, Bobby, home for at least the start of third grade. But not everyone feels that way.Mask mandates have divided parents in districts across the state who, like Gov. Greg Abbott , say the path forward in the pandemic relies on personal responsibility rather than government ...
9/16/2021 Paxton sues more school districts ... sits on a list compiled by the attorney general‚Aos office of school districts and counties that have flouted Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos ban and put in place their own mask-wearing orders. The hitch ... order banning public schools and local governments from enacting local mask mandates. Under Midway‚Aos virus protocol, campuses can issue 10-day ‚Aumask directives‚Au that encourage mask-wearing on the premises if virus transmission ...
9/16/2021 Texas school districts sued over mask mandates push back Star Telegram Texas]Texas school districts sued over mask mandates push backSome of the 15 Texas school districts that have been sued in the past week for defying Republican Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos ban on mask mandates are pushing back against the lawsuits.One school district said Wednesday that it doesn't have such a mandate and isn't sure why it's being sued, while another said the lawsuit against it was filed ...
9/16/2021 Latest: Northern Nevada hospitals swamped with COVID cases ... Greg Abbott‚Aos ban on mask mandates are pushing back against the lawsuits.One school district said Wednesday it doesn‚Aot have such a mandate and isn‚Aot sure why it‚Aos being sued. Another district that has made masks part of its student dress code said its requirement for face coverings has resulted in its schools having among the state‚Aos fewest COVID-19 absences.At least eight counties ...
9/15/2021 A Texas school district doesn‚Äôt require masks. The state is suing the district anyway. Chron ... that sits on a list compiled by the attorney general's office of school districts and counties that have flouted Gov. Greg Abbott 's ban and put in place their own mask-wearing orders. The hitch ... order banning public schools and local governments from enacting local mask mandates. Under Midway's virus protocol, campuses can issue 10-day "mask directives‚Au that encourage mask-wearing on the premises if virus transmission reaches ...
9/14/2021 Texas Sues 6 School Districts That Issued Mask Mandates In Defiance Of Gov. Greg Abbott's Order Texas Sues 6 School Districts That Issued Mask Mandates In Defiance Of Gov. Greg Abbott‚Aos Order Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have long threatened to sue school districts that defy Abbott‚Aos ban on local mask mandates. On Friday, Paxton made good on that threat. For the first time in the Texas mask wars, Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing six school districts that have ...
9/13/2021 The Texas abortion ban is already clashing with the state's tech industry aspirations The Week ... Greg Abbott (R) on down, that no longer seems to be the case. This year alone, Abbott has created a system to jail undocumented migrants , made it harder for many Texans to vote , tried to ban vaccine and mask mandates, and signed the nation's most restrictive abortion ban, enforced by "deputized" Texas residents . The start-ups and tech companies that moved to Austin or expanded Texas operations when cutting taxes ...
9/12/2021 The Republican governors of these states are vowing to fight Biden's vaccine push - NewsBreak ... mask mandates and other safety regulations intended to stop the spread of the deadly virus, immediately argued that this rule change infringed on their personal freedom and was unconstitutional. The change was an attack on private businesses and states rights, they claimed.‚AuBiden‚Aos vaccine mandate is an assault on private businesses,‚Au tweeted Texas Governor Greg Abbott. ‚AuI issued an Executive Order protecting Texans‚Ao right to choose whether ...