"The Texas Governor does not have the authority to usurp the Board of Trustees' exclusive power and duty to govern and oversee the management of the public schools of the district. Nothing in the Governor's Executive Order 38 states he has suspended Chapter 11 of the Texas Education Code, and therefore the Board has elected to amend its dress code consistent with its statutory authority," the district stated in a press release after the meeting.
The change is not permanent as Trustee Dr. Bert Strom said the dress code will be revisited at each monthly board meeting. Strom, who made the motion for the change to the dress code, said the wording -- "For health reasons, masks are required for all employees and students to mitigate flu, cold, pandemic, and any other communicable diseases" -- came at the advice of the district's attorney.
If they're considering mask wearing a choice, then ladies you better put on your tiniest spaghetti strap crop tops, Teeny tiny skirts and challenge that dress code since they're unable to enforce a choice.@nytimes: "Wearing a mask is a personal choice, and there is no practical way to enforce a mandate to wear them," the superintendent of a Georgia school district wrote in a letter after a widely circulated photo showed a packed hallway on the first day of classes