School Boards Sue to Stop Mask-Optional Order (WTOP)

“The lawsuit offered up by school boards in Northern Virginia and elsewhere makes the argument that the governor’s executive order does not control this process. Rather it’s controlled by the constitution of Virginia, which gives school boards authority to make these decisions, and it’s controlled by a law that was passed by the legislature and signed by the previous governor that does say that the CDC guidance should be followed …,”said University of Mary Washington Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth. “Ultimately, we’re going to need judges to sort this out.”