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Permanent Masks for Schools
They are allowing written public comment prior to November 1st. Please write to let them know how you feel ASAP! This applies to public and private schools.
Department of Education Office of the Secretary
Attn: Regulation Review
401 Federal Street, Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
This proposed amendment is an outrage, but then this is clearly based on Political Science. The unhealthy use of masks goes beyond the obvious rebreathing of your body’s exhaust, it is also obvious that there are psychological and neurological impacts as well. You don’t need science, just common sense - but again, this is clear political theater when there are also an abundance of studies, for instance:
New study from Brown University — which suggests a 21% drop in children’s IQ during the pandemic — is unsurprising and not front page news.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered the child health landscape, with pregnant mothers and individuals, and children living in a strikingly different economic, psychosocial, and educational environment than what was present just 18 months ago. Against this environmental backdrop, unanswered questions remain regarding the impact of the work-from-home, shelter-in-place, and other public health policies that have limited social interaction and typical childhood experiences on early child neurodevelopment. In this work, we provide early evidence suggestive of significant reductions in attained cognitive function and performance in children born over the past 18 months during the pandemic. While socioeconomic factors appear to mitigate against the negative consequences of the pandemic, the primary factors underlying our observed trends remain unknown. Understanding these factors are critical to helping ensure affected children rebound as the pandemic winds down and they re-enter daycares and schools; as well as implementing additional public health and educational policies that address the most affected of children, particularity those in lower income families.
We were unsuccessful in opposing masks this summer when we did not turn out the numbers of parents in protest, so it is clear they feel the have the upper hand do dictate anything at this point. Vaccine mandates will be next for the kids.