The Mask ‘Revolt’ In Florida Schools
To mask or not to mask in Florida's public schools? Who gets to decide that is shaping up to be the biggest political battle in Florida this year. It's also the latest fight between state leaders and local school officials.
The battle between school districts and state leaders over mask mandates is just the latest in a longstanding power struggle between Tallahassee and local school boards. We discuss some previous fights — during the pandemic and beyond — and the often tense dynamic between state lawmakers and school officials.