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Some school corporations are revisiting their mask requirements after newly reported COVID-19 cases have slowed over the past two months. 

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Berrien County Interim Health Officer Courtney Davis says the county’s school mask mandate is working. 

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U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona praised the efforts of educators and focused on the importance of masks to keep schools open as he visited classrooms in northern Indiana Wednesday. The stops in Elkhart and South Bend were part of a multi-state bus tour across the Midwest, highlighting the return to in-person school.

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Indiana surpasses 900,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases. State data debunks a COVID-19 hospitalization myth. And more hospitals are reporting they are “in crisis mode.”

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Indiana lawmakers will address concerns from school leaders about a possible loss of funding because of the high number of children forced to quarantine so far this school year.

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The state's latest update on COVID-19 in schools shows 5,529 newly reported student cases – a new record for the second week in a row.

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Many Hoosier K-12 schools have stopped reporting COVID-19 data to the state, as required.

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Starting Thursday, masks will be mandatory for students, staff and visitors at all Elkhart Community Schools. The ECS school board approved the mandate Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.