State Anticipates Returning K-12 School Mask Requirement to Local Leaders Jan. 17, 2022
November 10, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf announced the intention to return the Commonwealth’s K-12 school mask requirement to local leaders on Jan. 17, 2022. Upon the expiration of the statewide mandate, local school officials will again be able to implement mitigation efforts at the local level. At that time, schools may continue requiring mask-wearing based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.
“The school mask order has been critical in ensuring Pennsylvania’s children could safely learn and grow in an in-person classroom setting at the beginning of the school ye...