Florida To Consider DeSantis Proposal That Allows Anti-Mask Parents To Transfer Their Kids To Private Schools

The Tallahassee Democrat reports:

Hope Scholarship vouchers would be made available to parents who don’t want their children wearing masks in school districts which require them, under a proposed policy set for review Friday by the state Board of Education.

With the scholarship, parents who want to avoid mask mandates could transfer their kids to another public school, or get taxpayer-funded seats in a private school where they wouldn’t have to wear face coverings.

But the move by the DeSantis administration seems to acknowledge he may not have the authority to reverse recent action by school boards in Duval, Broward and Alachua counties to require masks.

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Hope Scholarships are funded by the state lottery.