Stillwater parents ask for injunction to move forward with in-person learning

STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Parents in one Oklahoma community are asking for a temporary injunction to require a local school district to bring back in-person learning.

Last month, Stillwater Public Schools sent an email to parents, saying all students would be switching to online learning after an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Payne County.

The district said it was moving from the yellow zone to the orange zone, following the state’s guidelines. As a result, the district closed its traditional classrooms. 

“Those of us who signed up for traditional have no clue about virtual,” Brenda Tidwell, a mom of three, said. 

“I am proud of them for making the difficult decision to cancel school the night before,” parent Julia Boyd said. 

Although school officials said the move was to protect students, some students and parents asked the

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