Edcouch-Elsa ISD adds face masks to student dress code

2 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Thursday, August 19 2021 Aug 19, 2021 August 19, 2021 3:56 PM August 19, 2021 in News - Local

The Edcouch-Elsa School Board of Trustees unanimously approved the addition of face masks to the district’s dress code.

The addition was made as part of the approval of the 2021-2022 student handbook that outlines the district dress code, a news release from the district stated.

The district reserves the right to require face masks as part of the expected standards of dress, the release stated.

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“By adding this requirement to our dress code we will be able to ensure that our students and staff are protected against the spread of COVID-19,” school board President Chris Morales said in a statement.

The board intends to review the dress code and mask requirements if changes are needed, the release stated.

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