February 22, 2024

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Tag: mask mandate

Threat of mask-related accreditation loss appears to be bogus

The latest mask mandate excuse from education officials – ‘we have to follow county orders or we will lose accreditation’…

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Johnson County withholds data used to create misleading COVID chart

Instead of turning over raw data and emails related to a Johnson County Department of Health and Environment chart, county…

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KU researchers mislead (again) on mask mandate efficacy

The University of Kansas issued a press release on Monday, quoting a study in the Journal of the American Medical…

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Blue Valley teacher violates student’s privacy over medical mask exemption

A Blue Valley Northwest teacher is under fire today after parents complained she promised to tell her Facebook followers whether…

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Attorneys say school districts can opt out of mask mandate

Johnson County’s Legal Director, an attorney in private practice, and arguably a State Attorney General opinion all say school districts…

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Teacher leaves Shawnee Mission over critical race theory, masks

Critical race theory and mask mandates prompted at least one Shawnee Mission School District teacher to throw in the towel…

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Schools are spending $100k on mask lawsuit for 16 kids

The attorney representing parents of 16 students fighting for individual mask exemptions says the Blue Valley and Olathe school districts…

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KC Monarchs, Royals require masks to watch games

The Kansas City Monarchs, a minor league baseball team, will be allowing spectators this season, opening up season ticket sales…

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Blue Valley board to students and parents: No soup for you!

While watching the Blue Valley school board’s April 8 meeting to rule on parents’ requests for COVID mask accommodations for…

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Blue Valley district deprives parents of due process rights

The Blue Valley school district in Johnson County deprived two parents of their due process rights on Tuesday when the…

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Mask mandates had no impact on COVID case growth

When Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued a new statewide mask mandate in November, 38 counties adopted it, 43 counties rejected…

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Kelly falsely credits mask mandate for getting COVID under control

Kansans received good news on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, as Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced the spread of COVID-19 is…

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COVID survival rate up to 98.9% in Kansas

Data from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows the COVID survival rate reached a new high of 98.9%…

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KU researchers understate COVID case growth to justify mandates

A University of Kansas researcher last week told the Lawrence Journal-World that counties with mask mandates have far less case…

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Gov. Kelly wants legislative approval for statewide mask mandate

Gov. Laura Kelly told reporters on Wednesday that she intends to host bipartisan talks with legislative leaders to craft a…

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Kelly admin irresponsibly trying to scare Kansans into submission

Governor Laura Kelly and KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman should be providing comprehensive information that puts COVID in context but…

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Health Freedom event draws nearly 900 to Newton

Hundreds crowded into the Wild Prairie Event Center in Newton Monday for the Heartland Freedom Revival, a symposium sponsored by…

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Wall Street Journal: Kansas Democrats’ COVID chart masks the truth

An opinion column in today’s Wall Street Journal by Allysia Finley, a member of their editorial board, says Kansas health…

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McClatchy cover-up of KDHE deception mask-querades as news story

The McClatchy-owned Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle on Sunday published a lengthy endorsement of the Kelly administration’s use of…

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More deception: KDHE hid data to justify mask mandate

Data obtained in an Open Records request from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment shows KDHE didn’t ‘just’ manipulate…

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