Survey shows third of Oklahoma schools don't require masks
August 28, 2020
Despite warnings from state and federal health officials, a recent survey shows more than one-third of Oklahoma's public-school districts don't require staff and students to wear masks.
The informal survey of public schools released on Thursday shows that about 65% of districts require either all or some students or staff to wear masks, but more than 35% of districts did not.
A White House Coronavirus Task Force report, released this week by state officials, shows Oklahoma has the eighth-highest coronavirus positivity rate in the nation and 12th highest number of new cases per capita. The...