Screen shot of Aug. 26 Dallas ISD Board of Trustees meeting.

The Dallas ISD Board of Trustees voted Thursday to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting local officials from requiring masks.

DISD, which was the first to require masks on campuses, joins Richardson ISD and other school districts across the state in the suit.

Many people in attendance at the board meeting refused to wear masks, even after board president Ben Mackey repeated the district’s policy.

Recently, DISD made virtual learning available for some students.

A full recording of the meeting can be found here.


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