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Arizona Mask Update for Schools

New legislation in Arizona (A.R.S. 15-342.05) prohibits requiring a face covering to participate in in-person instruction.  To comply with this statute, AAEC will not require masks on campus going forward.  At this point, masks are optional for student, faculty, and visitors.

A.R.S. 15-342.05  

A. Notwithstanding any other law or order, a county, city, town, school district governing board or charter school governing body may not require the use of face coverings by students or staff during school hours and on school property.

B. A school district or charter school may not require a student or teacher to receive a vaccine for COVID-19 or to wear a face covering to participate in in-person instruction.

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Additional resources

Provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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