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BCPS statement regarding the wearing of masks beginning the 2021/22 school year

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Broward County Public Schools intends to comply with the Governor’s latest Executive Order.

Last week, the School Board of Broward County mandated the wearing of masks in our schools to protect our students, staff and community.

Safety remains our highest priority. The District will advocate for all eligible students and staff to receive vaccines and strongly encourage masks to be worn by everyone in schools. The District will also work to adhere to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, including frequent cleaning and disinfecting of our schools, physical distancing, hand washing, and staying home when sick. The District is continuing to collaborate with our local health organizations to monitor trends in the spread of COVID-19 and variants.