Board: Mask mandate will end in June
May 28, 2021
The Cloquet school board is whittling away at changing a new normal into just plain normal after an entire school year under the Covid-19 pandemic protocols.
On Monday, board members agreed that masking mandates in district buildings would be lifted by the end of June, mirroring a loosening of protective measures sparked by state and national guidance as the threat of Covid-19 has ebbed.
Superintendent Michael Cary said current recommendations call for masks to be worn in school buildings only during the school day. He said it would make sense to keep that policy until the current school ye...