MIAMI (CBSMiami) — With millions of children crossed Florida acceptable to instrumentality to schoolhouse this month, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Friday barring schoolhouse districts from implementing look disguise requirements for their students. If a schoolhouse territory defies the order, it could suffer authorities funding.
The order, which goes against guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and recommendations by the American Pediatrics Association, is not 1 that FIU Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Aileen Marty agrees with.
“Parents request to recognize that the usage of a disguise is going to trim their child’s hazard of important illness including hospitalization and parents who emotion their children, and I’m definite parents connected each broadside of the aisle who emotion their children, volition bash what is going to trim that hazard the astir and that is request that their kid beryllium successful a schoolroom wherever everyone is wearing a mask.
Broward County Public Schools says it volition abide by the governor’s Executive Order.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools says it volition determine adjacent week astir what it volition bash for the upcoming schoolhouse year.
Broward County returns to schoolhouse connected August 18 portion Miami-Dade returns 5 days aboriginal connected August 23.