This news has been received from:

All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.

mail: [NewsMag]

A group of parents who have children with disabilities filed a federal lawsuit on Monday challenging Virginia Gov. Glenn YoungkinGlenn YoungkinThe Hill's Morning Report - What's Putin's next move? Youngkin sparks Democratic backlash in Virginia Nor'easter leaves thousands without power on East Coast MORE's (R) executive order making masks optional in schools.

Parents filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Virginia with representation from the Washington Lawyers' Committee, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia and other parties. The defendants named in the suit include Youngkin, who took office last month, as well as Virginia's attorney general and the state's superintendent of schools.

The lawsuit joins two others challenging the executive order that have been filed against Youngkin and other state officials since he signed it on day one of his administration.

The executive order gives parents the ability to elect for their children not to be subject to mask requirements in Virginia public schools. It overrode a previous mask mandate in the state implemented under the administration of former Gov. Ralph Northam (D).

In the latest lawsuit, parents are seeking a permanent injunction lifting the executive order. The lawsuit alleges that the order violates the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act as well as the portions of the U.S. Constitution.

"The Executive Order shows a reckless disregard for students with disabilities across Virginia," said Kaitlin Banner, the deputy legal director for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee, in a statement on Tuesday.

"The order prevents schools from taking reasonable steps to make sure their students can go to school and enjoy the same educational experiences as their friends," Banner continued.

Parents in this lawsuit have children with conditions such as cancer, cystic fibrosis, moderate to severe asthma, Down syndrome, lung conditions, and weakened immune systems, according to the Tuesday statement.

The Hill has reached out to the governor's office for comment on this particular case. Youngkin previously defended his executive order in an op-ed published in The Washington Post last week.

"There is no one better to determine what is best for children, especially after two years of a pandemic, than their parents," he wrote. "And only they should be able to decide whether wearing a mask in school is the right choice for their children."

In a press release, the ACLU of Virginia said on Monday that the order prevents school districts from putting requirements in place that students with disabilities "need to attend school without risking their lives" and forces parents of such students to either place their child at risk or sacrifice their child's education.

“By refusing to allow school districts to even consider whether to implement universal mask requirements as needed to protect the health and safety of the children they serve, the Governor’s order has placed unlawful barriers to educational access for students with disabilities,” Eden Heilman, the ACLU of Virginia’s legal director, said in a statement.

"The governor is preventing some of the state’s most vulnerable children from returning to, or remaining in, public schools," Heilman said.

Tags Glenn Youngkin Virginia school mask mandates

News Source:

Tags: for students with disabilities the executive order the executive order have children for their children school districts requirements masks optional in a statement the washington legal director public schools the governor the governor in virginia

Vikings Star Patrick Peterson Publicly Shreds Rival NFC QB

Next News:

How many kids does Mickey Joseph have?

AFTER a successful career as a football player, Mickey Joseph switched to coaching and has since worked with several high-profile teams.

When Mickey is not on the field, he can often be found at home, spending time with his family.

2Mickey Joseph is a popular football coachCredit: Getty How many kids does Mickey Joseph have?

In 2009, Mickey Joseph married Priscilla Arzaga Joseph.

Since tying the knot, the Josephs have welcomed six kids, Jacob, Zackary, Makiyah, Malania, Maya, and Mickey Reign.

While the Joseph kids might have a high-profile father, little information is available on their personal lives because they tend to stay out of the spotlight and off social media.

Read More from MickeyCOACH'S STAR PLAYER Mickey Joseph & Priscilla Arzaga Joseph: A look at the coach's marriageCOACH BOOKED College football coach on leave after arrest for 'strangulation' Who is Mickey Joseph's wife?

Priscilla is widely known in the Lincoln, Nebraska, area due to her career as a radio personality.

She is the host of Behind the Game with Priscilla Joseph on 93.7 The Ticket.

Outside of her radio career, Priscilla also works as a softball coach and offers private lessons.

Most read in SportGROUP C Standings as Argentina TOP group with Poland win as Mexico and Saudi Arabia OUTCOACH'S STAR PLAYER Mickey Joseph & Priscilla Arzaga Joseph: A look at the coach's marriageCOACH BOOKED College football coach on leave after arrest for 'strangulation'SHOCK CLAIM Quarterback suspended indefinitely after arrest for 'child pornography charges'

Mickey and Priscilla's love story began at Alcorn State University in Mississippi when she was working as an assistant softball coach and he was working as an assistant football coach.

Over the years, Priscilla has opened up about their relationship several times, even revealing that she gave up her career for her husband.

"I ended up taking over as head coach and then we got pregnant with my daughter," she recalled during an appearance on the Locked on Huskers podcast.

"I stepped away from the game and it took a toll on me, it was awful. I hated it, it was hard.

"I was at the peak of my career and I will continue to remind Mickey that I was at the peak of my career when I stepped away," she added.

"I tell him all of the time, 'I sacrificed my career for you!' God had other plans, we got pregnant at the end of my season."

2Mickey Joseph and Priscilla Arzaga Joseph have six kids togetherCredit: Instagram/@the_priscillaa What is Mickey Joseph's net worth?

Due to Mickey's successful college coaching career, he has been able to amass a fortune over the years.

While his exact net worth is unclear, it is reportedly between $1million and $4million.

The majority of his wealth comes from his coaching salaries, which have included stints at Alabama State, Nicholls State, Central Oklahoma, Alcorn State, Grambling State, Louisiana Tech, LSU, and Nebraska.

  • Celebrity kids
  • Explainers
  • NCAA
  • US Explainers

Standings as Argentina TOP group with Poland win as Mexico and Saudi Arabia OUT


Mickey Joseph & Priscilla Arzaga Joseph: A look at the coach's marriage


College football coach on leave after arrest for 'strangulation'


Quarterback suspended indefinitely after arrest for 'child pornography charges'

Follow The SunServices
  • Sign Up To The Sun
  • About Us
  • Editorial Complaints
  • Clarifications and Corrections
  • News Licensing
  • Advertising
  • Contact Us
  • Help Hub
  • Topic A-Z
  • Cookie Settings
  • Contact Preferences


Other News

  • Republican State Senator Introduces Bill Granting Educational Freedom to Ohio Students
  • Gruesome details after 5 bodies found at home with two young kids and family pet dead and brutal cause of death revealed
  • TikTok slammed after 20 kids aged under 14 die this year due to concerning ‘blackout’ challenge
  • Children’s wards full of kids with severe coughs and chest infections, top nurse warns
  • Letters to the Editor | Letters: Dragging feet | Council election | Columns arrogance | Accountable for kids | Changes due
  • Kim Kardashian trolled for hiring pianist to wake kids up with Christmas songs
  • Jessie James Decker jokes about husbands fake abs amid kids backlash
  • Kim Kardashian slammed as ‘out of touch’ after she shows off extravagant Christmas tradition for kids at $60M mansion
  • Snoop Dogg poses with wife, kids and grandkids for Skims after Kim feud
  • Parents Report Ohio Middle School Invited ‘Non-Binary’ Youth Librarian to Explore 6th-Grade Students Gender
  • Little People fans slam Audrey Roloff as they spot ‘over-the-top’ detail in background of new video with her kids
  • Who is Remy Ma’s husband?
  • Your worst nightmare: Florida sheriff fumes school kids no longer fear having their behinds torn off
  • 21 Best Christmas Gifts for Kids 2022
  • Nick Cannon jokes about college costs while Christmas shopping for his kids
  • I’m a hot mum – I can’t even go Christmas shopping for my kids’ toys without dads chatting me up
  • Inside Mickey Joseph’s secretive marriage to Priscilla after meeting while coaching in college and having six kids
  • Crashes and Disasters | Search for answers in triple killing of California family to focus on murky world of online predators
  • Urgent warning to parents who let their kids watch TV for more than two hours a day