Lake County school board to vote on proposed mask policy

The Lake County school board will soon vote on a proposed mask policy.

They will hold a vote on Thursday on the policy, which would require schools with the highest number of COVID-19 cases to require masks until cases drop. Parents will be allowed to opt their children out though.

RELATED: Ron DeSantis appeals ruling on Florida's ban of mask mandates in schools

Governor Ron DeSantis is pushing back with an appeal against a recent ruling that allows schools to implement mask mandates for students.

So far, 14 school districts statewide have implemented a mask mandate. That includes Orange, Brevard, Volusia, and Alachua counties. 

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