Volusia County Schools adds parental opt-out to mask policy

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Volusia County school board Tuesday evening passed a motion 3-2 to allow a parent opt-out for its mask policy.

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Board member Linda Cuthbert made the motion to rescind the district’s mandatory mask policy and replace it with a parent opt-out.

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Earlier this month, the district implemented a district-wide mask mandate despite an order from the governor banning such policies.

Click here for a link to the opt-out form. which the district has now made available online.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.