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Florence City Schools set plans to transition from mask-wearing mandate

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Athens City Schools drop mask-wearing requirement

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Fort Payne City Schools ends mask-wearing requirement

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Muscle Shoals City schools ending mask-wearing requirement

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WAAY 31 Big Game Friday Night: Oct. 1

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Fort Payne City Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Muscle Shoals City Schools approve extension of mask-wearing requirement

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Sheffield City Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering receives $1M donation

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Arab City Schools extends mask mandate

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Lawrence County Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Colbert County Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Albertville City Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Boaz City Schools extend mask-wearing requirement

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Students in North Alabama are stealing and damaging school property because of a TikTok trend

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Muscle Shoals City School System extends mask-wearing requirement

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Morgan County Schools drops its mask requirement

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Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind opens a new campus in Decatur

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Colbert County School System mandates mask wearing to combat rise in Covid cases

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Madison County Schools mandating mask wearing 'until further notice'

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Albertville, Fort Payne school systems extend mask-wearing mandates

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Franklin County schools go virtual because of covid cases in students

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Franklin County School System moves to virtual learning after ‘significant spike’ in Covid cases

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3 Lauderdale County schools move to hybrid learning due to coronavirus

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Lawrence County School System to begin requiring the wearing of masks inside buildings

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Cotaco School in Morgan County moves to virtual due to impact of coronavirus on staff

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3 Lawrence County schools move to remote learning due to Covid cases

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641 Covid cases reported among students, staff in Madison County School System

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Here are the 2021 Back to School dates, plans for every North Alabama school system

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Banks-Caddell Elementary Schools in Decatur shifting to virtual classes due to Covid cases

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2 Marshall County high schools shifting to remote learning due to coronavirus cases

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Colbert County School System changes Covid-19 protocols

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Morgan County School System now requiring mask-wearing in schools

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All Colbert County School System schools now require mask-wearing

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3 Lawrence County schools move to remote learning due to Covid cases

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Huntsville City Schools changing isolation guidelines for students, staff exposed to Covid

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Henagar Junior High School temporarily moving to all-remote learning

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Parents react to some students at Henagar Junior High School transitioning to remote learning

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Alabama A&M University completes first day of classes with new COVID protocols

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3 grade levels at Henager Junior High School move to remote learning due to Covid

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Leighton Elementary School in Colbert County now requiring mask wearing

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Florence City Schools will have mask mandate for all students and staff

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Madison City Schools reevaluating safety measures, strictly enforcing masks after outbreak

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Mask wearing now required at 3 Colbert County schools

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Albertville mother pulls immunocompromised daughter from school over lack of virtual option

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Masks now required for everyone in Florence City Schools

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Madison City Schools is bringing back contact tracing and quarantining exposed students

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Decatur City Schools to begin requiring mask-wearing on Monday

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Hatton Elementary School in Colbert County moving to virtual learning due to coronavirus spike

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Albertville City School parent reacts to mask mandate

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Madison County Schools now enforcing masks, parents have mixed feelings

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Madison County Schools mandating mask wearing after spike in coronavirus cases in schools

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17 Albertville City Schools students, 5 faculty members test positive for coronavirus

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New DeKalb Co. Schools Superintendent talks about new school year

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Albertville City Schools decide to require mask wearing in classrooms, buildings

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Parents voice concern over the mask debate at Madison City Schools meeting

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Parents react to new mask mandate for Boaz City Schools

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Muscle Shoals City Schools adopt new mask-wearing rules

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Athens City Schools school board adopts mask-wearing mandate

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Fort Payne City Schools require mask wearing for first 20 school days

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Cullman County schools toughen vaping penalties for students, parents

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More North Alabama school districts announce masking requirement ahead of school

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Huntsville Bible College hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday

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City of Huntsville offering free after-school care & tutoring for children

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Huntsville City Schools parents want answers about bus problems

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Athens City Schools superintendent to seek mask-wearing requirement for start of school year

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Huntsville City Schools looking to hire about 30 new teachers

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Coronavirus cases in children rising ahead of new school year

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Back to School: Teachers tackling the COVID learning gap in North Alabama

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Crowd protests Huntsville City Schools’ mask-wearing policy

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Madison City Schools requiring masks in-doors, Superintendent explains why

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SHARE: Send Us Your Back-To-School Photos!

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Auburn orders wearing of masks inside university buildings

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Madison City Schools to require mask wearing inside schools

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Arab City Schools to require mask wearing first 4 weeks of school year

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WAAY Back To School: Parents hope to set example for their kids to get COVID vaccine

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Back to School vaccination clinic at Madison County Health Department

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Back to School in North Alabama: Handling students' anxiety

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Alabama Dept. of Public Health urges masks, in-person learning, vaccines in Back To School guidance

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Back To School in North Alabama: Celebrating the school bus drivers on the road to student success

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Lincoln County family excited to return to in-person learning this fall

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Madison County family excited, nervous as student at extra risk from coronavirus heads to classroom

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Masks remain optional for Madison City Schools

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State health officials want masking in schools

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School leaders at Hartselle City Schools discuss COVID safety protocols

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Highlands Elementary students to start school year in temporary building

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New elementary school opening to help deal with Madison City Schools growth

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Huntsville High School's marching band adjusts camp to combat heat

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Private school thinks Huntsville mask requirement is behind spike in calls about enrollment

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Change in mask policy has some Huntsville City Schools parents looking to leave

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Parents react ahead of Huntsville City Schools health and safety meeting

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Community Awareness for Youth holds grocery and school supply drive-through

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Madison Co. schools will not require masks for upcoming school year

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Madison City Schools mom says she may pull her kids out if unvaccinated students don’t wear masks

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Limestone County School District needs more bus drivers

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Parents of younger children worried about sending their children back to school

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Huntsville City Schools announce new COVID policy changes ahead of school year

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North Alabama schools struggle to hire new employees as record number of teachers retire

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McNair Junior High students break barriers at GreenPower USA Toyota Classic

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Decatur City Schools progresses on building renovations

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