(WSVN) - Changes are coming to schools in South Florida.
Students of all ages will no longer be required to wear masks on Miami-Dade and Broward County Public Schools following a vote from the Broward County School Board and an announcement by Miami-Dade County Schools’ superintendent.
Starting Friday, masks will be optional for all students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, but parents must complete the opt-out form.
“Conditions are very good, but they may shift if we don’t do the right thing,” said Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. “We will maintain all other protocols in our schools — the social distancing, utilizing non-traditional spaces, ensuring the deep sanitization cycles in our schools.”
The forms are available at any school or on the district’s website.
In Broward, all students can go maskless starting Nov. 20.
No opt-out form from parents is required there.
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