CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Caroline County School Board has made a decision regarding mask-wearing for the upcoming school year.
During Monday night’s school board meeting, the board voted 3-2 to adopt the following:
- PK-5 Policy: Masks will be required for all Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade students, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, when inside CCPS elementary buildings.
- 6-12 Policy: For all secondary students, staff, and visitors, masks are optional.
Due to a federal order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to public transportation, CCPS students and staff must wear a mask on school busses.