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Backing Down: Flint Schools Rescind Mask Requirement Hours After Announcing It

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At a glance

  • The mask turnaround happened in a mere matter of hours
  • “Schools across the country have experienced spikes in COVID-19 cases after extended breaks, and Flint Community Schools is no different,” the school initially announced. “Based on our experiences last school year, we are taking this extra measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and help protect our school community.”
  • Now, the letter is missing the school’s website without explanation

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