By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – The Washington School District is mandating masks for the first few weeks of school.READ MORE: Toddler Taken To Hospital With Gunshot Wound, Police Investigating
The school board voted 7-2 to require masks for all K-12 classrooms and indoor school activities until they can re-examine the issue and vote again at the next voting board meeting on Sept. 20.READ MORE: Hershey’s Mini Bars Rank As The Top-Selling Halloween Candy In Pa.
The district says several teachers and board members on Monday’s Zoom call expressed concern about safety while a couple said mask-wearing should be the parent’s choice.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Cloudy Conditions Ahead Of Overnight Storm Chances
Classes for the Washington School District start on Aug. 30.