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Orange County School Board President Ends Meeting After Attendees Refuse to Mask Up

YORBA LINDA, Calif.—A school board president abruptly ended a Jan. 11 meeting after parents refused to mask up amid a mesh mask prohibition debate that threatened the expulsion of a sixth-grade student. Carrie Buck, president of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School Board, urged attendees at the start of the meeting to put on a mask per state guidelines on masking, adding that “mesh masks are not acceptable.” “Mask materials should block the light when held up to a bright source, and it should ensure that any particles coming from a person’s mouth are contained within the mask,” Buck read from a statement by the Placentia-Yorba Linda Superintendent James Elsasser. “Mesh masks do not meet these requirements. Therefore, they are not acceptable in this building, or in any facility district within our schools.” After pausing for nearly a minute to allow attendees to put on a mask, and providing masks for those that …

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