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Broward County, FLPosted by
CBS Miami

Broward County School Board Votes Unanimously To Make Mask Use Mandatory For Start Of School Year

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Broward County School Board voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to make the use of masks mandatory for the start of the school year. “The one thing that we know that has helped us is a mask,” said Broward School Board Chair Dr. Rosalind Osgood. For the second consecutive day, there was fiery debate on the use of masks at the board’s headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. Initially, the district was poised to make mask-wearing voluntary, but after the CDC recommended masks for grades K through 12 on Tuesday, most board members agreed that caution was necessary. “Mask gives us something that minimizes...
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Rochester, NY13 WHAM

Cuomo calls on schools and businesses to take action against Delta variant

Rochester, N.Y. — (WHAM) - Moments after the Governor announced a new mandate for state workers, he also dropped strong hints to schools. "If the numbers continue to keep going up the way they are going up, I think school districts in these affected areas should strongly consider taking more aggressive action," he said Wednesday.
Pittsboro, NCchathamjournal.com

Survey: Should Chatham County Schools make masks optional this fall?

Pittsboro, NC – Fourteen North Carolina school boards have voted to make masks optional for students for the 2021-22 school year. The fourteen school districts making masks optional are Mooresville Graded School District, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Lincoln, Pender, Sampson, Watauga, Harnett, Haywood, Randolph, Rowan-Salisbury and Union counties. During the...
Mississippi Statewcbi.com

Why some North East Mississippi school districts are requiring students wear masks and others are not

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – As the fall semester approaches, school districts across North East Mississippi are making their decisions on whether or not students will need to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “My concern is that we have guidance from our public health department and I think it’s our responsibility to strongly consider and, in our case, follow that guidance,” says Dr. Eddie Peasant, superintendent for the Starkville-Oktibbeha School District.
Syracuse, NYlocalsyr.com

Job fair held to recruit school bus drivers amid driver shortage

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — As we get closer to the start of school, drivers are needed for the buses local kids will board. First Student, the largest provider of school transportation in North America, provides transportation for the Syracuse City School district. Several school districts in Central New York are...
Wichita, KSmsn.com

Renewed stress on school districts as Delta variant surges

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Governor Laura Kelly announced Wednesday that all state employees would be required to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status, and that masks would be required in all state buildings. She also said the state would also be releasing guidance for schools later this week. The...