The fallout of a controversial public healthcare declaration persists.
Here's how one local news organization is reporting Missouri's approach to the vaxx mandate . . .
"Schools receive federal funds and certainly have hundreds, if not thousands, of employees. But, schools are not considered a business. Teachers and staff are public employees; they are not federal employees. So, the federal mandate does not apply."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- President Biden's sweeping vaccination mandate will not apply to schools. Missouri's Department of Education clarified the matter in a statement to KCTV5: "Mandatory vaccinations for teachers and school personnel is a matter determined at the local level by policy voted on by local boards of education.
More deets about tough lesson in COVID underway for Missouri . . .
The Danieley siblings, Lucy, 10, Teddy, 5, and Ruby, 9, hug on their first day back to school on Sept. 7, 2021. // Courtesy Teresa Danieley Teddy Danieley was devastated. Three weeks ago tears streamed down the five-year-old's face when he learned he couldn't attend the first-day of school in St.
JoCo considers order as well . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Shawnee Mission Board of Education will discuss the possibility of implementing a vaccine mandate for its employees on Monday night. According to the district's COVID-19 dashboard , there are currently 76 people in quarantine which are mostly students. However, there are nine members of its staff in quarantine.
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