|Login
Ground News Logo
Oct 20, 2021SUBSCRIBE NOW

State mask bans face federal civil rights inquiries

Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah have banned or limited mask requirements in schools. The Education Department says the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona accuses the states of "putting politics over the health and education of the students they took an oath to serve"
2 months ago|Washington, United States

BIAS COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

97 of these news sources are bias rated
43 are CENTER
L 36%
C 38%
R 26%
Bipartisan Report
Wonkette
CNN
HuffPost
Daily Kos
Common Dreams
+5
USA Today
The Independent
abc News
New York Times
+18
Reuters
Associated Press News
IBTimes
The Hill
+40
Washington Times
Russia Today
National Post
New York Post
+9
Sputnik News
Washington Examiner
The Daily Caller
The Daily Wire
+6
The Gateway Pundit
WND
ALL ARTICLES
Yahoo News
Yahoo News

Ed Dept. opens investigations in 5 states over mask bans in schools

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has opened investigations in five states regarding the prohibitions of universal indoor masking in schools.

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Reuters
ReutersC

U.S. Education Dept opens investigations in 5 states regarding bans on universal masking

- The U.S. Department of Education said on Monday its office for civil rights opened investigations in five states into whether statewide prohibitions on universal indoor masking discriminate against students with disabilities. (Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Chicago; Editing by Chris Reese)

2 months ago|United Kingdom
News18 India
News18 India

Iowa School Mask Ban Lawsuit Amended As Feds Investigate Law

DES MOINES, Iowa: An Iowa woman has amended her lawsuit over the state’s ban on mandatory face masks in schools to include allegations the law violates state and federal constitutional protections, a move that came as federal education officials on Monday questioned Iowas ban and as hospitals scramble to care for increasing numbers of people sick with the coronavirus.

2 months ago|India
Washington Times
Washington TimesR

Biden Education Department threatens money to five states over bans on indoor mask requirements

The Education Department is investigating whether five states are violating the rights of students with disabilities by barring schools from requiring that masks be worn indoors.The move threatens the states with the possible loss of federal education funding.The department’s civil rights office said Monday it told the education ...

2 months ago|Washington, United States
USA Today
USA TodayL

Education Department investigating states with bans on school mask mandates

Banning universal masking in schools may violate rights of kids with disabilities and related health conditions, the Education Department says.

2 months ago|United States
The Independent
The IndependentL

Education Department opens civil rights probe into states banning mask mandates

The investigation comes after Joe Biden threatened legal action against governors trying to block mask mandates

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
CNN
CNNL

Education Department investigating 5 states for potential civil rights violations for prohibiting school mask mandates

The Education Department's civil rights enforcement arm announced Monday it has launched investigations in five states to determine whether statewide policies prohibiting school mask mandates is discriminatory against students with disabilities.

2 months ago|Atlanta, United States
abc News
abc NewsL

Iowa school mask ban lawsuit amended as feds investigate law

An Iowa woman has amended her lawsuit over the state's ban on mandatory face masks in schools to include allegations the law violates state and federal constitutional protections

2 months ago|United States
New York Times
New York TimesL

The U.S. education department is investigating five states over their mask mandate bans.

Federal officials said the prohibitions may run afoul of civil rights laws protecting students with disabilities.

2 months ago|New York, United States
CBS News
CBS NewsL

Biden administration opens civil rights investigation into states barring school mask mandates

The Department of Education has sent letters to Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.

2 months ago|New York, United States
COVERAGE DETAILS

BIAS COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

97 of these news sources are bias rated
43 are CENTER
L 36%
C 38%
R 26%
Bipartisan Report
Wonkette
CNN
HuffPost
Daily Kos
Common Dreams
Alternet
Talking Points Memo
Politicus USA
Truthout
USA Today
The Independent
abc News
New York Times
CBS News
The Washington Post
Los Angeles Times
Star Advertiser
Metro News
Newsweek
abc11 Raleigh
+11
Reuters
Associated Press News
IBTimes
The Hill
npr
abc 6 Philadelphia
UPI
abc 7 NY
abc 7 Chicago
abc 7 LA
abc 7 News
+33
Washington Times
Russia Today
National Post
New York Post
Deseret News
Reason
NW Arkansas Democrat gazzette
Oklahoman
justthenews.com
KUTV
KSL
+2
Sputnik News
Washington Examiner
The Daily Caller
The Daily Wire
National Review
The Blaze
CBN
americasvoice.news
Fox News
The Gateway Pundit
WND
Total News Sources169Leaning Left31 sourcesLeaning Right23 sourcesCenter43 sourcesLast Updated2 months ago
0
TOPICS
SIMILAR STORIES