6 OKCPS Employees Placed On Leave For Refusal To Comply With District’s Mask Requirement


Tuesday, August 17th 2021, 5:51 pm
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY -

Six employees for Oklahoma City Public Schools have been placed on paid administrative leave after refusing to comply with the district’s mask requirement, officials confirmed to News 9.

Friday, August 13, OKCPS Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel announced the requirement that face coverings be worn while on school property.

Related: OKCPS Superintendent Announces Mask Requirement For The District

“Per OKCPS Administrative Regulation C-26-R2 (under C-26 Wellness) Mask Requirement to Protect against the Spread of COVID-19, all employees are afforded the opportunity to request a medical accommodation… As always, the health and safety of OKCPS students and staff is our highest priority,” a spokesman for the district said in part in a statement sent to News 9.

OKCPS said they cannot comment further on the ongoing personal matter.