A program trumpeted by Oklahoma health officials late last year that would allow students exposed to the coronavirus to quarantine together in school has been abandoned.

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A Mustang Public Schools spokesman wrote in an email to StateImpact that no students have signed up for the district's in-school quarantine program. If any students do sign up in the coming days, spokesman Kirk Wilson wrote, "we will evaluate the amount of time remaining for the program and determine if it is feasible.  Ultimately, the program may not materialize."

Mustang Public Schools will allow students exposed to COVID-19 to quarantine together in school.

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