UPDATE: Carroll County Board of Education votes to hold off on the statewide school mask mandate until after it is approved by the General Assembly

The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a meeting on Monday, August 30, 2021, to discuss the school system’s reopening plans in light of the State Board’s Proposed Emergency Regulation regarding masks. The meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.

There will be no in-person public comment at this meeting. The public may watch the livestream of the meeting by clicking on the link under “News and Notices” on the homepage. The meeting also will be broadcast live on CETV Channel 21.

Click here to livestream the meeting.




Posted on August 26th:

Maryland State Board of Education passes proposed emergency regulation to require masks inside public schools

I can not image this meeting by the BOE is anything other than voting to comply with the “soon to be” state mandate for masking in schools this upcoming school year. If anything else comes out of this meeting I will let you know tomorrow.

Also on topic with this item:

Worcester County Public Schools: Beginning on August 30th all students and staff – regardless of vaccination status, will be required to wear face coverings in school buildings

Scott E


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