Florida revises COVID-19 rule for schools, gives parents authority over quarantines
Pointing to a need to “minimize the amount of time students are removed from in-person learning,” the Florida Department of Health on Wednesday issued a revised rule that gives parents more authority to decide whether children go to school after being exposed to people who have COVID-19.
Transgender student says he was targeted by students using hate speech at St. Johns County school
After videos surfaced of a group of high school students slinging anti-gay slurs at fellow students at Bartram Trail High School, a St. Johns County School District spokesperson told News4Jax Monday that the school is taking action.
DCPS works to craft permanent policy for handling communicable diseases
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend what was expected to be a more “normal” school year, an ad hoc committee of the Duval County School Board met Monday morning to talk about updating the district’s permanent policy for dealing with communicable diseases.