Student suspended after showing fellow students without masks

The student recorded a video showing a packed hallway and students without masks inside a Georgia high school amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2:29 | 08/06/20

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with the battle raging, Chicago has the third largest system in the nation is going all virtual for public schools in the windy city in the fall. This after that alarming video of students packing a school hallway many without masks. Now the mother of the student who recorded that video says her child has been suspended. Janai Norman joins with us more. Good morning. Reporter: You seen those images of students shoulder-to-shoulder in packed hallways where social distancing didn't appear possible. The school principal saying that school leaders are doing their best. Now warning students against posting anything that posts the school in a negative light. More fallout over this viral photo. Many not wearing masks. The mother of the student what recorded this video inside the high school during class change says the young whistleblower has been suspended for sharing the images online. Anything going on social media that is negative to our light. Reporter: Then this stern warning of the school's principal on the pa shared by students. There will be consequences for those students or anyone who send out those pictures. So please be careful. Reporter: In the same district a nurse resigning saying it is just not safe enough to return to school. Part of my job as a nurse is to heal the sick, not to make them sick and I felt that given my role, I have been in a lot of situations where I could infect children and ought adults in the building. Reporter: The same battle across the hard hit sun belt. One Texas doctor sounding the alarm. Writing, America is out of its mind thinking we are even remotely prepared for school this fall. His state is set to return children to school despite averaging 8,000 new cases and 230 deaths per day last week with testing capacity still an issue. If you are a student in a public school here in Austin and you were having symptoms, you need to get in. There is no guarantee you can get in to get tested that day. Reporter: And in cherokee county, Georgia, at least four schools that started in-person classes on Monday had positive covid-19 cases. Students are now back out of school required to quarantine. Janai, thank you for that.

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