School Board Votes To Make Masks Optional For All Broward Public School StudentsThe Broward school board voted Tuesday to make masks optional for all students in public schools beginning November 20th.
Masks Now Optional For All Public School Students In Miami-DadeMiami-Dade schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho held a news conference Tuesday to say that masks are now optional for elementary school students.
Florida School Boards Appealing Mask DecisionSchool boards have moved quickly to appeal an administrative law judge’s decision that upheld a Florida Department of Health rule aimed at preventing student mask requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Archdiocese Of Miami Eases Mask Rules For 7th, 8th GradesThe Archdiocese of Miami has eased masked rules for some students in their South Florida schools.
Florida Judge Backs State On Student Mask RuleSaying that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration struck the “right balance,” an administrative law judge Friday rejected a challenge to a state Department of Health rule designed to prevent student mask requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mask On Or Off? Miami-Dade Middle, High School Students Have OptionMiddle and high school students in Miami-Dade can begin obtaining mask exceptions for school beginning Tuesday.
Florida Seeks To Short-Circuit Student Mask CasePointing to a “hierarchy” that requires school districts to follow state laws and rules, the Florida Department of Health is asking a judge to toss out a challenge by six school boards to a rule that seeks to prevent student mask mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Releases Data She Says Shows School Mask Mandates WorkFlorida's Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has released school district COVID-19 data which she said shows mask mandates worked to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Long Legal Battle Likely As Neither Gov. DeSantis, School Districts Backing Down On MasksMiami-Dade County Public Schools face a decision, reverse the mask mandate or face similar financial sanctions from the state like their neighbors in Broward.