Shawnee Mission Schools Signal Flip Flop On COVID Mask Mandate

Last night these politicos backed down from angry parents.

Later on . . . They're siding with public health official and COVID protocol . . .

Here's the word . . .

Superintendent Dr. Michelle Hubbard said during the University of Kansas Health System daily Facebook program that masking all depends on the COVID-19 case count among students, teachers, and staff.

If that number is too high a fail-safe kicks in and brings in a masking mandate.

The automatic mask mandates would happen on a school-by-school basis. If COVID-19-related case count (confirmed cases, presumed cases, or quarantines) hit 3% of a school population the mask mandate returns for that school for at least two week, Hubbard said.

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Masking could become mandatory again for Shawnee Mission schools

SHAWNEE, Kan. - Following a contentious Shawnee Mission School District board meeting Monday, the district's superintendent on Tuesday said that their optional mask mandate for middle and high school students might not end up being so optional after all.