FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The Broward School Board may make a significant determination concerning masks in colleges throughout a meeting on Tuesday.
Members are anticipated to debate the present masks mandate.
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On October fifth, the board had agreed to revisit their masks mandate when the county reached a 66 % COVID-10 vaccination rate and when the positivity rate fell beneath three % for a ten day interval.
In the final ten days, the county has performed so.
A doc posted Monday evening by the varsity board listed 4 choices for the masks mandate going ahead.
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“Given the current conditions, it is recommended the District eliminate its face covering mandate at this time and follow the Florida Department of Health’s Emergency Rule regarding quarantining, but continue to strongly encourage the use of face coverings and quarantining practices to avoid any “spikes” in positivity and till such time because the COVID-19 pandemic is now not a group well being threat,” in response to the doc.
READ: Broward School Board Executive Summary on masks mandate coverage
The present masks mandate could be reinstated if the county’s positivity rate reached 5 % or greater for 10 straight days.
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The state’s Board of Education voted to sanction the varsity district after they stated it broke state regulation by issuing a masks mandate.