The district plans to make masks optional for students despite state guidelines.
The city will continue a program that places officers in each of KPS’s two main high schools.
The state’s top doctor says schools should keep mask mandates in place once classes start in the fall.
The end of COVID could be a boon to the public school district.
The district has decided to start out the school year masked and then re-evaluate.
Although the ceremony will be outdoors, the district is requiring COVID tests before seniors can walk.
State health leaders recommend students and teachers keep wearing masks even if they’re vaccinated.
The governor’s plans face opposition from lawmakers in Lansing.
The state is waiving training rules for former teachers in order to get them to return to the classroom.
The latest report from the state shows no new or ongoing COVID outbreaks in schools in Kalamazoo County for the first time since reporting began.