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Clark County schools waiting for guidance about masks for students

Posted at 7:07 AM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 09:21:45-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A new school year is upon us, with new COVID-19 challenges and a lot of new money.

Tuesday, Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara joined 13 Action News on Good Morning Las Vegas along with Kirsten Searer, the president of the Public Education Foundation, to discuss the upcoming school year.

As the new school year is approaching, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends students over the age of 2 wear masks regardless of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Jara says he's waiting on new guidelines from Clark County officials.

See the entire interview below:

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