Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says parents should decide if their children wear masks to school
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday barred local school districts from requiring students to wear masks even as the nation fights a resurgence of coronavirus.
The Sunshine State's chief executive said he disagreed with guidelines issued Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which recommends that all students in kindergarten through 12th grade wear coverings when they return to classrooms this fall.
DeSantis signed an executive order Friday prohibiting school districts in his state from having a choice to set such a mandate.
“The federal government has no right to tell parents that in...