Rockwall ISD Board approves maintaining student, teacher and staff mask-wearing

ROCKWALL, TX – March 17, 2021 — The Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees approved maintaining the Texas Education Agency safety requirement of student, teacher, and staff mask-wearing for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

District leadership presented information related to on-going changes from the Texas Education Agency concerning COVID mitigation. In addition, Student Services staff responsible for the COVID safety response presented a recommendation from local health authorities, teacher and staff survey results, challenges related to social distancing for in-person students for the remaining 11 weeks of school, quarantine and close contact procedures, and staff and employee vaccination process update.

Board meeting summaries highlight different agenda items due to limited audience opportunities at Board meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Board meeting videos are available for viewing within 24-hours of the meeting at

Submitted press release edited for publication in Blue Ribbon News.

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