Florida Will Pay For Private Schools For Students Who Face “COVID-19 Harassment” Via Face Mask Mandates

Tampa’s ABC News affiliate reports:

Days before the new school year begins, the Florida Department of Education adopted an emergency rule that allows parents to transfer their kids out of school if they face “COVID-19 harassment,” such as being required to wear masks.

During a meeting Friday, the FLDOE considered a proposal that would allow families to use Hope Scholarship vouchers to transfer their kids out of schools that place rules on mask-wearing or other coronavirus policies that cause a child to experience harassment.

The Hope Scholarship in Florida allows K-12 students who have been “bullied, harassed, assaulted, or threatened” to transfer to another public school or enroll in an “approved private school.”

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