Rural Oregon school superintendent fired after enforcing state mask mandate – oregonlive.com

Local small businessman Eric Ellis said, “We say that an outcome of education at Adrian is to produce good citizens. To achieve that, our children must be led by honorable and moral leaders. Dismissing Mr. Purnell would send the exact opposite message – that we want only educational leaders who lead when it is convenient and non-controversial, and in accordance with the short-term passions of the vocal minority.”

The subject of masking, backed by medical experts as a proven public health measure but opposed by some as government infringement on rights, came up during public comments to the board.

Source: Rural Oregon school superintendent fired after enforcing state mask mandate – oregonlive.com