Mandatory Masking of School Children is a Bad Idea – USC …
The benefits of masks in preventing serious illness or death from COVID-19 among children are infinitesimally small. At the same time they are disruptive to learning and communicating in classrooms. They may be partially effective in shielding adults from COVID, but since when is it ethical to burden children for the benefit of adults?
...the long-term harm to kids from masking is potentially enormous.
Gov. Tom Wolf: Pennsylvania Will Not Issue Indoor Mask For It’s Schools. Gov. Tom Wolf Asks Lawmakers To Mandate Masks
Aug. 6, 2021: “I think the school districts in Pennsylvania have to decide what they want to do,” Wolf said.
Aug. 31, 2021: Pennsylvania governor issues mask mandate for schools …
Nov. 8, 2021: Gov. Wolf to let Pennsylvania schools set mask rules in January
Pennsylvania school districts will soon be allowed to modify or end the mask mandate for K-12 students in January, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday, saying it is “time to prepare for a transition back to a more normal setting.”
The Democratic governor said that, on Jan. 17, he expects to turn over decisions about masking to local school officials…
Court Overturns School Mask Mandate, Wolf Administration …
Nov. 10, 2021: (KDKA/AP) – A state court struck down Pennsylvania’s school mask mandate on Wednesday, saying the acting health secretary lacked the authority to issue it.
PA Commonwealth Court Says Wolf’s Mask Mandate Ends Dec. 4 Wolf Says “nothing changes”
Pa. court temporarily reinstates school face mask mandate
Penn Live|19 hours ago The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on Tuesday reinstated the Gov. Tom Wolf administration mandate requiring students, teachers and staff to wear face masks. The action is temporary, with the court scheduled to hear arguments on the matter on Dec.