Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-09-24 20:30:57 –
Colorado Springs — Starting Monday, September 27, masks will be required for all 20 Academy District students from preschool to grade 12 in indoor classroom settings or other large group indoor meetings.
The announcement was sent in a letter on Friday. The letter stated that all staff and visitors should also wear masks.
The district said more than 2,000 students and staff had to quarantine during the first six weeks of school. They said this was equivalent to more than 300 students participating in the quarantine each week.
They said students were absent from school and school events were canceled due to quarantine and increased incidents.
The school district states that it has introduced mask requirements to avoid going to distance learning and hybrid learning.
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