Plano ISD's temporary mask mandate will expire Sept. 24 after a motion to extend it was not passed by the district's board of trustees during its Sept. 21 meeting.The temporary mandate, which allows for medical, religious, philosophical and administrative exemptions, has been in place since Aug. 26. It covers all indoor district facilities as well as district-provided transportation. Parents of 3,804 PISD students
requested exemptions to the requirement, according to the district website
Board Secretary Jeri Chambers initially made a motion to extend the mandate to Nov. 5, but then amended that date to Oct. 8 after board President David Stolle said he was not in favor of extending the mandate.
Stolle said the case models the board considered when it put the mandate in place predicted a surge in early September.
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