EACS, SACS to discuss mask policies at school board meetings Tuesday

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ALLEN CO., Ind. (WANE) Two Allen County School Districts will discuss changes to their mask policies at their upcoming school board meetings.

WANE 15 has learned both Southwest (SACS) and East Allen County Schools (EACS) have the items on their agendas.

EACS’ meeting is at the Administration Building Board Room, 1240 State Road 930 East, New Haven, at 6:30 p.m.

According to the proposed reopening plan, masks will be required inside all EACS buildings, buses and during after-school activities. If a student or staff member is considered a close contact they will not have to quarantine if they are not showing symptoms of COVID-19. Field trips will be allowed but masks are required.

If approved, the changes will go into effect on Sept. 13 and expire at midnight on Oct. 14.

SACS’ meeting is in the Transportation Conference Room, 4814 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. WANE 15 does not know the specifics of the changes proposed.

Northwest Allen County and Fort Wayne Community Schools are already requiring masks.

WANE 15 will be at both meetings.

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