Lawsuit challenging Johnson County school mask mandate is dropped even as others continue

A lawyer for the plaintiffs said he dismissed the suit because the middle-school plaintiff was at risk of "vitriol, rumors, and innuendo from bad actors." At least two other legal challenges to school mask mandates in Johnson County remain pending. Photo credit Carlos Moreno/KCUR 89.3.

By Dan Margolies 

A Blue Valley parent and middle school student have agreed to dismiss their lawsuit challenging the Johnson County Board of Commissioners’ mask mandate in some schools, even as other legal challenges are pending.