Schools Across Kansas City Metro Removing COVID Mask Mandates!!!

At the outset of Tuesday we take a peek at what might be the beginning of the end for COVID pandemic dress codes.

Consider . . .


A brief roundup . . .

North Kansas City Schools won't require masking for students starting Friday

Fairway City Council votes to not extend mask mandate

Independence schools drop mask requirement

The Shawnee Mission School Board voted unanimously Monday night to approve a COVID-19 mitigation strategy that could soon make face masks optional for all students.

Blue Valley schools make masks optional for all students

And so . . . 

Notice that we're not seeing as much pushback about what seems like the finale of COVID face coverings and/or the impending end of the world and demise of everyone who doesn't submit to masking orders. 

The reality . . . The prospect of forcing youngsters to mask up year-after-year was simply too dystopian to imagine as infection numbers, thankfully, start to fall. 

To be fair . . . What we've always feared is that there isn't any stigma against students and residents who continue to wear COVID masks.

More importantly, here's something that only smarter TKC readers noticed . . .

Orders from local governments directed only at schools were legally questionable given very little authority and/or funding connection. 

Currently, COVID mask mandates persist at "fully accredited" Kansas City Public Schools but the district has typically always lagged behind every other institution in the metro.

Accordingly, we share the latest look at COVID mask politics and manners that now have many progressives quickly shifting their allegiances . . . Again.

Read more via news links . . .

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