School safety protocols vary across the country

With no federal mandate, schools across the country are forced to come up with their own policies to deal with COVID-19.
2:35 | 08/08/20

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As schools re-open across this country safety protocols appear to vary widely. Stephanie Ramos is outside a school in New York City with more on these varying approaches and an update on a suspended student we've been following. Stephanie, good morning to you. Reporter: Dan, good morning. That high school student who was suspended in Georgia documented what the first few days back to school looked like. Very little masks and no social distancing. But with no federal mandate schools across the country are forced to come up with their own policies to deal with this deadly virus. This morning the teen who was suspended for posting these images of her crowded high school hallway with a majority of students maskless says she was concerned for everyone's safety. It was worse than I thought it would be because I thought more kids would be wearing masks. I thought social distancing would be attempted in the school, but it wasn't. Reporter: Following the public's reaction, Hannah's school, north Paulding high school, confirms they rescinded the suspension for her and another student who was disciplined for the same reason. It was surprising to see that they would weigh in so hard on the punishment. Reporter: The school district saying its policy is not to comment on specific student matters. The images of the crowded hallways is raising questions for other schools across the country. The centers for disease control only offers considerations and guidelines for schools to operate during the pandemic but no federal mandate. While children in some schools are not required to wear face coverings, Greenfield central community school district in Indiana is mandating masks and social distancing. If we have a student on site who is having difficulty complying with that mask requirement, we would move them to the online environment. Reporter: This as cases among young people rise. 25% of all confirmed covid-19 cases are under the age of 30 according to the CDC. As for Hannah, she's headed back to school on Monday. I advise everyone to stay as safe as possible. If your county or your school isn't being safe, say something about it. Reporter: Hannah says she just doesn't want her school district to close schools again because of covid. She's encouraging her classmates to wear a mask. Whit? As a lot of the experts keep saying, it's not just about keeping schools, it's trying to keep them open as well. Stephanie, thank you. Coming up here on "Good

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