The district’s policy will likely then switch to masks recommended, Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said.
Dallas ISD will keep its mask mandate in place until Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 17.
”We will have been through two holidays, we will have been through this new variant, we will know exactly where we are,” Superintendent Michael Hinojosa said Friday.
Hinojosa expects to switch DISD’s policy to masks recommended at that time.
Dallas was the first district in Texas to officially require masks at the start of the school year even though an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott banned such school mandates.
Many lawsuits have been filed over Abbott’s ban and recently a federal judge’s injunction on the governor’s order was halted by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Hinojosa announced the move after an education roundtable for gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke.
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