Gaston County, Burke County Schools vote to make masks optional

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Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 10:43 PM EST
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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - Gaston County Schools voted 7-2 Monday night to make face masks optional for students and staff.

The new guidance will be put in effect on Nov. 29, so masks will still be mandated for students and staff until then.

Burke County Schools voted 5-2 to lift its mask mandate as well.

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