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A quick call to the Des Moines Public Schools welcome hotline will likely  leave some parents in the district upset. The recording says:

“All visitors, staff and students will be required to wear a face covering while in DMPS buildings.”

Such a policy would violate a state law passed during the legislative session earlier this year.

Author: Jacob Hall