Nearly two dozen schools across Tennessee have moved to temporary remote learning since school started last month. While hybrid models including remote learning are prohibited in Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Education has allowed districts to apply for temporary remote learning if COVID-19 has interrupted effective in-person learning.
There is no mask mandate at DeSoto County Schools. The largest school district in Mississippi only recommends masks in its back to school plan, but parents say too many people are getting sick and it needs to change.
With reports coming out that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to give the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine its full approval, some of the nation’s top medical officials believe more vaccine mandates are on the way for universities.