COVID guidelines vary from district-to-district. And that, combined with some serious outbreaks, has some parents confused and distressed. WTOC Investigates decided to take a look at the various guidelines and talk to some of the people affected by them.
A South Carolina Department of Education spokesman said criticism of the agency’s policy against denying a child who doesn’t follow a mask mandate a ride on a school bus relies on a “false assumption.”
Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona sent a letter to Gov. Henry McMaster and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman criticizing the state budget rule that bans schools from requiring masks be worn.