Asked by ABC 17 News 1179 Votes Should the Columbia Public Schools mask mandate remain in effect? 50% Yes Yes 2 50% No No 5 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Copy Link 50% Yes Add Comment Comment Share with friends The Columbia Board of Education voted Monday on another extension of its coronavirus mitigation plan, which includes a mask mandate. The Columbia Board of Education voted Monday on another extension of its coronavirus mitigation plan, which includes a mask mandate. Show Less 2 Comments 0 Wendi Newman The safety of our children and staff should be priority number one during this world pandemic. Reply Reply 0 Melanie Cusick Per your Tuesday Update, yes, transmission has *slowed,* but nearly all of Missouri, including Boone and all its surrounding counties, are still shown to have "high" levels of transmission. Reply Reply Max Your comprehension of numbers is just outstanding. 50% No Add Comment Comment Share with friends Some schools in Mid-Missouri have rolled back mask mandates as the delta-driven wave of new cases has slowed. Some schools in Mid-Missouri have rolled back mask mandates as the delta-driven wave of new cases has slowed. Show Less 5 Comments 1 Brittany Hart Take masks off of these babies! This youngest generation of children at school have a hard enough time paying attention as it is, let alone just wrapping up their face for most of the day so they have something to play with. Reply Reply Max Liberals don't care about children. That's why they love abortion. 1 Courtney Lucas Masks should be optional. CPS only cares about the ESSER money they receive for keeping mandates in place. They do not care about our kids!!! Reply Reply Max Mask the teachers and other adult staff. Leave the children alone.