New regs in Johnson County offer a glimpse at the future.
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MASKS HAVE NOW BECOME A PERMANENT PART OF THE AMERICAN DRESS CODE AS THIS GOLDEN GHETTO SCHOOL DISTRICT SET HEALTH POLICY INDEPENDENT OF COVID!!!
Look closely . . . There's no pandemic imperative or "science" offered . . . Masks are now being required by this school district even in the presence of a flu outbreak.
Agree or disagree but the very subtle move is that public masking is now a part of our new American way of life in the Heartland and beyond . . .
The school board voted 4-3 Monday in special meeting to temporarily require masks for schools with COVID-19 related absences above 5%.
Students would no longer have to wear masks once absences fall below that threshold for a week.
The new policy starts Tuesday.
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Hide Transcript Show Transcript UNTIL MAY 3RD AND MORE BREAKING NEWS WERE A NEW MASK POLICY WILL BEN I PLACE TOMORROW IN THE SHAWNEE MISSION SCHOOL DISTRICT WITHIN THE HOURS SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS VOTED FOR THE CHANGE.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - As COVID-19 cases across Johnson County, Kansas begin to rise, the Shawnee Mission School District reviewed its masking guidelines for the remainder of the school year. The school board held a special meeting Monday to discuss masking protocols and voted 4-3 to pass "Plan A" which only requires masks if 5% of students or staff in a building is out sick with COVID.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education voted Monday evening on a new COVID-19 mask policy for the rest of the school year. The board voted 4-3 to pass a plan that will not require students to wear masks to school beginning Tuesday with one exception.
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment is seeing an increase of COVID-19 cases.Health officials said this is a steady increase over the last four weeks or so.They're seeing dozens of cases a day."In terms of knowing what's going to happen with COVID, it's always difficult to predict," said Charlie Hunt, deputy director with the JCDHE.
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