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HISD relaxes mask mandate, effective March 1

As the Houston Independent School District continues to monitor COVID-19 trends and consult local COVID-19 guidance, the district is relaxing its mask mandate effective March 1, 2022. Masks within HISD schools, facilities, and school buses will become optional.

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Judge upholds mask mandates in Texas schools

 A Travis County judge says the Houston Independent School District can continue mandating masks to protect students and staff from COVID-19.

The judge’s ruling extends a temporary restraining order banning Governor Greg Abbott from enforcing his prohibition on mask mandates in Texas schools.

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