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Texas’ Ban On School Mask Mandates Draws Federal Investigation For Possibly Violating The Rights Of Students With Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education announced the inquiry days after the Texas Education Agency quietly updated its guidance to say school districts can’t require masks.

The Texas Education Agency quietly announced Friday that school districts once again cannot require masks.

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