Federal Court Rules Against California Gov. Newsom’s Order Barring Private School In-person Classes
Gov. Gavin Newsom acted in an unconstitutional manner when he implemented COVID-19-related mandates barring private school children from in-person classes, ruled the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
A July 2020 lawsuit filed by the Center for American Liberty and 20 plaintiffs challenged the Democrat governor’s order that barred in-person teaching in 32 of California’s counties. Several of those plaintiffs said Newsom overstepped is authority and acted illegally by denying parents control over their children’s education.
“California’s forced closure of their private schools implicates a right that has long been considered...