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Florida Board Of Education Sanctions 8 School Districts, Says They Won’t Let Parents Opt Kids Out Of Mask Mandates

Posted on AllSides October 7th, 2021
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On Thursday, the Florida Board of Education voted to sanction eight school districts, all of which the Board said implemented mask mandates but wouldn’t let parents opt their children out.

The Board of Education deemed that Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, Orange and Palm Beach counties have not complied with the emergency rule issued by the Florida Department of Health on September 22, which stated:

In order to permit students to continue in-person learning, to minimize the detriment to students and school personnel from the added burden of recurrent removal of...

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