Virginia court rules masks will be optional in Loudoun County Public Schools

Masks will be optional at public schools in Loudoun County

Virginia, starting Thursday, following a ruling by a county circuit court judge.

The ruling comes as a statewide law goes into effect allowing parents to opt their children out of school mask mandates

Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler initially said Wednesday

In the letter to the community, Ziegler noted the judge's ruling and said starting Thursday

Students can continue to wear masks if they choose to, but it won't be required.

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