Burrell School District offers unhappy parents individual meetings for mask issues

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At a time when many school boards are being confronted by yelling parents irate over mask mandates, Burrell School District is offering up private meetings with students' parents to work through the mask issues. Two lawsuits are pending in Pennsylvania challenging the legality of the recent mask mandate at schools.
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At a time when many school boards are being confronted by yelling parents irate over mask mandates, Burrell School District is offering up private meetings with students' parents to work through the mask issues.

Two lawsuits are pending in Pennsylvania challenging the legality of the recent mask mandate at schools. Nearly all school districts, Burrell included, are obeying the mandate while trying to respond and help parents unhappy with the mask requirements.

At Burrell, roughly half of the parents who responded to a survey support students wearing masks to school while the other half doesn't, according to Superintendent Shannon Wagner.

Masks were optional at Burrell before the Sept. 7 mandate by the state Health Department.

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