Alachua County School District not backing down from mask mandate

The Alachua Count School District is not backing down from its mask mandate. State education officials are going to withhold the salaries off officials in Alachua and Broward counties for defying the governor's ban on mask mandates. However, a judge has already said that a ban isn't legal.

Florida school mask battle heads to court

A legal battle over Gov. Ron DeSantis’ July 30 executive order seeking to block local school districts from requiring students to wear masks will move forward Thursday.