Some Proms Are Back, with Masks, Testing and Distancing

A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow dancing.

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Grace Gardens Event Center employees check temperatures of young people attending prom at the Grace Gardens Event Center in El Paso, Texas on Friday, May 7, 2021. Around 2,000 attended the outdoor event at the private venue after local school districts announced they would not host proms this year. Tickets cost $45. (AP Photo/Paul Ratje)
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BOSTON (AP) — A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow dancing. Those are just a few of the unusual requirements for a high school prom happening in Manchester, New Hampshire, later this month, one of many school districts across the country struggling to navigate holding the formal dance in the second year of the pandemic. Students only found out early this month that the proposal to hold prom May…

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