FROM: Daniel M. French, Ed.D., Secretary of Education
SUBJECT: School District Authority to Require Masks
DATE: August 18, 2021
Many superintendents have requested the Agency of Education (AOE) to provide guidance on whether a district may exclude a student who refuses to wear a mask when required to do so by school district policy. As will be explained, a school district can require compliance with a locally-adopted mask policy.
Read the full School District Authority to Require Masks Memo