OC Board of Education Votes to Reopen Schools Without Masks or Social Distancing

Orange County education leaders voted 4 to 1 Monday evening to approve recommendations for reopening schools in the fall that do not include the mandatory use of masks for students or increased social distancing in classrooms amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

The Board of Education did, however, leave reopening plans up to individual school districts.

Among the recommendations are daily temperature checks, frequent handwashing and use of hand sanitizer, in addition to the nightly disinfection of classrooms, offices and transportation vehicles.

The recommendations, contained in a white paper, widely support schools reopening in the fall. The document states that remote learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been an “utter failure” and suggests allowing parents to send their children to another district or charter school to receive instruction if their home district does not reopen. …

Click here to read the full article from the L.A. Times.

Comments

  1. Speaking sarcastically…….
    How wonderful to oversight any and all safety for our children!
    Idiots!!!!!

  2. The Captive says

    I don’t remember having to wear masks and distancing when there were polio ,measles , mumps and chicken-pox epidemics going around – now they give those shots – no thank you.

    This is a POLITICAL EPIDEMIC WITH ALL KINDS OF LIES AND MASKING OF THE TRUTH!
    This pandemic will last until the election and meanwhile I hardly wear the mask that prevents adequate breathing unless is it under the nose and stay close to my relatives -better for all.

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