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Almost 200 Miami-Dade Schools Serve As Polling Places. That Means No School Tuesday

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DAVID SANTIAGO DSANTIAGO@MIAMIHERALD.COM
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The Miami Herald
Stock photo of voting stickers at early voting site in Miami Beach, October, 2020.

On Election Day, Nov. 3, students will stay home while Miami-Dade schools will be converted into polling places.

Miami-Dade County public school students have the day off next Tuesday, Election Day.

That goes for the roughly half of the 255,000 pupils who opted to return to in-person learning four weeks ago and the rest who continue to learn online from their homes.

The students get out of class because Tuesday is a teacher planning day and also because 196 schools will serve as polling places, according to a district press release.

Read more from our news partner at The Miami Herald.