Iowa Falls School Board Chris Stauffer

Iowa Falls School Board member Chris Stauffer speaks in favor of lifting the districts mask mandate during a meeting at the district offices on Monday, April 12, 2021.

The Iowa Falls School District will keep its mask mandate for the time being, but board members plan to revisit the issue next month, and may consider lifting the rule with little more than three weeks left in the school year.

The decision came during Monday’s Iowa Falls School Board meeting, and followed 30 minutes of passionate discussion by board members and three parents in the audience. Superintendent Tony Neumann said the topic has been a difficult one for educators in Iowa Falls and across the state.

This publication, put out by the Iowa Department of Public Health, is used by Hardin County Public Health and school districts to determine wh…

Iowa Falls School Board Todd Bicknese

Iowa Falls School Board President Todd Bicknese speaks about the district's mask mandate - and whether it should last through the end of the current school year - at a meeting at the district offices on Monday, April 12, 2021.

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