Greer To Allow “Documented” Exemptions To Knox Schools Mask Mandate But With Additional Step

U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer Has Made The Decision To Allow Knox County Schools To Exempt Faculty, Students And Staff From Mask Wearing If They Have Certain Documented Medical Conditions But Is Requiring An Additional Step.

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Joint Statement To Gov Lee & TN General Assembly On Masks In Schools

For Well Over A Year Now, We Have Seen The Negative Impact Of Government Mandates On Businesses And Families In Response To This Virus. But There Can Be No Doubt That Our Students Here In Tennessee Have Been Some Of The Hardest Hit And They Have The Scars To Prove It. The Latest TCAP Results Show That Less Than 30% Of Our Students Across The State Are Reading And Understanding Math Simply At Their Own Grade Level. And For The Most Part, We Know That We Can Blame The Lack Of In-person Learning Over The Prior School Year. Yet, We Are Now Heading In That Same Direction For The 2021-2022 School Year.

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