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As of Tuesday, eight KPBSD schools were operating with universal indoor masking for staff and students.
Multiple parents and board members voiced their concerns about the district’s close contact policy.
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The revisions come as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Alaska and on the Kenai Peninsula.
Some parents said they will keep their kids home if masks are required, while others say they’ll keep their kids home if masks aren’t required.
More than 200 students have tested positive for COVID-19 since Aug. 23.
“If you really want to do away with masks, vaccine is the way to do that.”
Seward schools joined Port Graham School, Susan B. English School and Tebughna School in requiring masks due to a number of COVID-19 cases.
The district is experiencing “supply chain challenges”
The borough said it planned conservatively in anticipation of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students learning 100% remotely will not be allowed to return to in-person learning outside of the transfer dates outlined.
If ratified, would be in effect from July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2024.
The 2021-22 school year begins Aug. 17 for all KPBSD schools.
Masks will be required on buses, but not mandated in classrooms
Changes include banning clothing promoting tobacco use and adding language about electronic smoking devices.
The funds come with conditions.
The vision of KPCCC is to “restructure and build the foundation of the 7 Mountains of Influence in our society through conservative action.”
The district is looking to hire more than 50 new staff members for schools across the borough.