Miami-Dade school district relaxes mask policy for middle and high school students
Parents of Miami-Dade County public high school and middle school students can opt their children out of the district’s mask mandate.
Superintendent Alberto Carvalho made the announcement at a press conference in downtown Miami Monday afternoon. It is effective immediately.
Elementary school students and students in kindergarten through eighth-grade schools are not subject to the protocol relaxation, but they could be within weeks if COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths continue to plummet in South Florida, Carvalho said.
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