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PA Court Throws Out Gov. Wolf’s School Mask Mandate

Kelly Sikkema

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has thrown out the state’s masking order for schools and childcare centers. WHYY Keystone Crossroads’ Avi Wolfman-Arent tells us the judges didn’t rule on the science of masking, but instead how Governor Tom Wolf’s administration enacted the measure.

(Original air-date: 11/11/21)

Avi Wolfman-Arent is an education reporter for Keystone Crossroads and on-air host at WHYY. He joined the station in December 2014. Avi graduated from Haverford College and grew up in the D.C. area. Despite the latter he’s a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, devoting an unhealthy portion of his conscious thought to the Sixers, Phillies, and Eagles. He lives in South Philadelphia.