Miami-Dade Public Schools Could Ease Mask Mandate By End Of MonthThe Miami-Dade County Public School District could ease its mask mandate by the end of the month.
Families Ask Appeals Court To Block DeSantis Mask OrderAttorneys for families of children with disabilities have asked a federal appeals court to block an executive order by Gov. Ron DeSantis aimed at preventing school masks requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds Pay First Florida School District For COVID-19 Mask MandateFlorida’s Alachua County School Board has received nearly $150,000 from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate.
Florida Mask Mandate Case Centers On Students With DisabilitiesAs a legal battle has played out in Tallahassee over Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to prevent school mask mandates, attorneys for the state are trying to fend off a separate lawsuit alleging violations of federal laws designed to protect the rights of students with disabilities.
Group Gathers To Protest Broward’s Mask Mandate As School Board Responds To State’s Demand To Drop It“Unmask our children! Unmask your children!”
Florida Judge Hears Arguments Over School Mask MandatesA Leon County circuit judge began hearing arguments Monday in a high-profile lawsuit about whether Florida school districts should be able to set student mask requirements as COVID-19 continues to surge across the state..
Florida Board Of Education Votes To Punish Broward School District Over Mask MandateFlorida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said he's found probable cause, as he put it, that the Broward School District violated state law.
Monroe County Public School District Goes Against DeSantis, Requires MasksThe Monroe County Public School District, which previously announced facial coverings for students and staff would be strongly encouraged but not mandatory, changed course Wednesday.
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Office: State Education Board Could Withhold Salaries Of Superintendents, School Board Members Who Implement Mask Mandates"The State Board of Education could move to withhold the salary of the district superintendent or school board members, as a narrowly tailored means to address the decision-makers who led to the violation of law."
Gov. Ron DeSantis Photo-Op In Surfside Turns Into Q&A Session About School Mask MandatesAt a photo-op in Surfside, Gov. Ron DeSantis handed out $1,000 checks to first responders. But the ceremony quickly turned into a Q&A session about mask mandates and kids with COVID.
White House Press Secretary Slams Gov. Ron DeSantis For Threatening To Withhold Salaries Of Superintendents Who Impose Mask MandatesWhite House Press Secretary Jen Psaki sent a message to Gov. Ron DeSantis amid his threat to withhold salaries of superintendents who impose mask mandates in schools.
Florida Judge To Weigh Challenge To Gov. Ron DeSantis Mask OrderA Leon County circuit judge has scheduled a hearing Friday in a lawsuit filed by parents challenging an executive order by Gov. Ron DeSantis that seeks to prevent school districts from requiring students to wear masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho Won't Be Influenced By DeSantis' 'Threat To Paycheck' Over Defying Mask Mandate BanMiami-Dade County Public Schools' superintendent Alberto Carvalho is not backing down from Gov. Ron DeSantis’ threat to withhold salaries from school board members who dare to defy his mask ban.
Broward School Board To Discuss Masks Tuesday As Governor Reveals More Penalties For Those Who Violate Executive OrderMasks in class will be the topic of discussion at the Broward School Board meeting Tuesday.
Florida DOE: Students Who Oppose Masks Can Transfer Schools Due To 'COVID-19 Harrassment'Florida students will be allowed to use state-backed vouchers to transfer to private schools if they object to wearing masks in classrooms, as Gov. Ron DeSantis and state education officials argue that decisions about masks should be left up to parents during the COVID-19 pandemic.