MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:51:30 +0000 Philly school district reinstates mask mandate http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/491e8652d41c4d889a9182fb75460040 The Philadelphia School District is reinstating a mask mandate for students and staff while in school buildings and on buses. The superintendent says the decision was based on rising COVID case counts. (May 23) 491e8652d41c4d889a9182fb75460040 Mon, 23 May 2022 22:40:26 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT WPVI-TV/6ABC; NO ACCESS PHILADELPHIA; NO ACCESS WLVT-TV; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKS++MUSIC CLEARED FOR USE++++SOUNDBITES SEPARATED BY WHITE FLASHES++WPVI - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT WPVI-TV/6ABC; NO ACCESS PHILADELPHIA; NO ACCESS WLVT-TV; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSPhiladelphia - Exact date unknown 1. Wide of students in class2. Students with masks outside near school busHEADLINE TEXT: 3. 'Wear your Mask' sign inside school hallways4. Close of student with mask doing schoolwork 5. Wide of students in class6. Wide of students gathered outsideANNOTATION: The Philadelphia School District is reinstating a mask mandate for students and staff while in school buildings and on buses. 7. Parent and students crossing street++MUTE++ANNOTATION: Reaction from parents has been mixed.WPVI - NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE; MUST CREDIT WPVI-TV/6ABC; NO ACCESS PHILADELPHIA; NO ACCESS WLVT-TV; NO USE BY US BROADCAST NETWORKSPhiladelphia - 23 May 20228. SOUNDBITE (English) Joey Marquardt, Parent: "I saw it coming, because yeah, as cases were rising, I figured the school probably will do something."++WHITE FLASH++9. SOUNDBITE (English) Daniel Flesher, Parent:"If numbers go up, then the risk of spread goes up, and so masks have to go back on to reduce that risk and get the numbers back down."++WHITE FLASH++10. SOUNDBITE (English) Diana Tyson, Parent:"It's just unnecessary, and it will actually cause more respiratory problems. It will cause more harm than good having these masks."++WHITE FLASH++11. SOUNDBITE (English) Joey Marquardt, Parent: "Our daughter's been wearing her mask even when it was not mandatory, and we told her she could take it off, but she says it's fine and she doesn't worry about it and we're proud of her for saying that that's the safest thing for her."++EDIT ENDS ON A SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE:The Philadelphia School District is reinstating a mask mandate for students and staff while in school buildings and on buses.The superintendent says the decision was based on rising COVID case counts and the city's recommendation to mask indoors.The daily reported cases over the last 2 months has more than quadrupled.Philadelphia has a medium community level spread, compared to other counties that are seeing a high community level spread and where the CDC recommends masking indoors. Reaction from parents has been mixed.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The Philadelphia School District is reinstating a mask mandate for students and staff while in school buildings and on buses. The superintendent says the decision was based on rising COVID case counts. (May 23) Philly school district reinstates mask mandate