A school district in Texas is attempting a work-around to require students wear masks despite the state's ban on mask mandates.  Students in the Paris Independent School District will be required to wear masks as part of the district's dress code.


Located northeast of Dallas, the Paris Independent School District has an enrollment of nearly 3900 students.

Details here: npr.org/sections/back-to-school-live-updates.

KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state

Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration, Stacker compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.

Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.

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