The Miami Herald reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis and his administration won approval on Friday to put a hold on a Leon County judge’s ruling that said the state could not enforce a ban on strict mask mandates in schools.
The 1st District Court of Appeal agreed to a state request to reinstate a stay on Judge John Cooper’s ruling amid objections from a group of parents who said the move could cause “irreparable harm” to their children amid a rise of COVID-19 cases.
The decision means the state can continue to punish school officials who impose mask mandates without a parent opt-out.
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BREAKING: Appeals court rules in favor of DeSantis, reinstates mask mandate ban in legal battle https://t.co/DfV1O4h5CT
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