Osceola County votes to require masks for K-8 students for 30 days

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — The Osceola County School Board has voted 4-1 to require elementary school, middle school and K-8 students to wear masks for 30 school days starting Monday, a school district spokesman said.

Parents will be able to opt out their students in writing.

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Teachers will not be asked to enforce the policy. The district said it will be based on the honor system.

Details will still be worked out on Wednesday and parents will be notified, the school district spokesperson said.

High schools will remain optional with masks.

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