SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Governor Mike Parson held a conference call with school administrators from across the state on Monday.
The call discussed the upcoming school year and how to encourage younger people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
As far as Springfield Public School’s plans, the district reinstated the mask mandate for the second session of “Explore” summer school. District officials have not made a decision about masking for the fall semester.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that all students over the age of two should wear a face mask when school starts in August.