Update on Jackson-Madison county school mask mandate opt-outs


JACKSON, TN (WNBJ)-


The madison county school board has previously issued a mask mandate for all of their schools but parents are able to opt-out due to Governor Lee’s executive order.


Greg Hammond of the school board shares an update on how many of the nearly twelve thousand in-person students have chosen to opt-out of the mandate, “as of today, there have been about twenty more, so it’s at three-hundred and fifteen students have opted out. Of the mask mandate. Still a small number considering the size of our district. “


That’s less than three percent of the in-person student body. The school board will continue to provide updates on mask opt-outs at future health department briefings.


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