Mask Mandate Revisited
September 15, 2021
In early September, the Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) released information regarding the August 31 announcement made by Governor Greg Gianforte regarding the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) emergency rule to reinforce parental rights regarding masking in schools.
Recognizing parents as the ultimate decision makers on matters pertaining to the health of their children, including on the issue of wearing masks in schools and on school buses, Gov. Gianforte said: "This emergency rule ultimately directs schools to recognize the fundamental rights of p...