Billboards support statewide school mask mandate in Oklahoma
November 1, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Billboards supporting a statewide mask mandate in Oklahoma schools have been erected across the state.
The billboards, paid for by the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy, read "Endangering Teachers for Politics" and "State Education Board votes no on masks," The Oklahoman reported.
The board voted 4-3 in July to recommend, not require, masks in schools unless the a school's home county has 1.43 or more cases per 100,000 residents. All Oklahoma's counties are currently at that level or higher, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
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