Oklahoma City public charter school plans to defy mask ban
August 12, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The superintendent of a public charter school in Oklahoma City said Wednesday that students and staff must begin wearing masks indoors, defying a new state law that prohibits such a mandate.
Superintendent Chris Brewster at Santa Fe South Schools, a 3,500-student, pre-K through 12 district in south Oklahoma City, also said in a letter on the district's website that he is exploring the possibility of requiring a vaccine for employment at the school.
"Among many reasons for requiring masks is that we have a number of immune-compromised students and staff who must be pro...