BROWARD (CBSMiami) – Some Broward County parents believe five days a week of face-to-face learning is the best scenario for the upcoming school year.
A group called the “Broward Parents for the Return to School” gathered at the Harbor Shops in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday for a caravan protest.READ MORE: Flush & Run? Aerosols From Flushing Public Toilet May Spread COVID-19, FAU Study Finds
They taped signs on their cars, getting ready to head to head to Broward County’s Public Schools’ administration building.
“We want the schools open for people who want choice, who want to be in the classroom face-to-face five days a week,” said parent Adam Herman. “It is as safe now as it was at the end of June when we were talking about the hybrid and getting back to school.”READ MORE: Florida Woman Injured When Turtle Crashed Through Windshield
Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie said the COVID-19 positivity rate in the county must be under 5% for at least two consecutive weeks before schools can reopen.MORE NEWS: Earth Day 2021 Events And Freebies In South Florida
Broward’s two-week average positivity rate currently sits at 8.85%.