Craven County BOE decides mandatory mask mandate for staff, students K-8; Optional for grades 9-12


NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) — Craven County Board of Education has decided to make masks optional for staff and students in grades 9-12 while masks will be mandatory for staff and students in grades K-8.

Officials said they will revisit the mask mandate if Craven County moves from orange to red.

The board voted 4-3 to require students in grades K-8 to wear masks.

Click here to read more about the mask mandates per Craven County Schools.

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