District Policy Not Followed in Rutherford County Schools’ COVID-19 Mask Policy, Group Says

An attorney for Rutherford County Schools (RCS) reportedly said there is no record of anyone filing a mask policy through a policy committee or the director of schools. This, according to a press release that the group Rutherford Students First emailed Monday.

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Rutherford County Parents Fume, Say Local School System is Mishandling COVID-19

A group of parents said Monday they are seething after Rutherford County Director of Schools Bill C. Spurlock decided his month to unilaterally remove and then quarantine non-symptomatic and non-COVID-19 positive students from schools. The parents said Spurlock did this without consulting with members of the Rutherford County School (RCS) Board. RCS Board members had previously approved a procedure that would have prevented COVID-19-free or symptom-free students and staff from quarantine, parents said.

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