Escambia County school district

At least 14 FL school districts closed in preparation for Tropical Storm Fred

BY: - August 16, 2021

Update: The Jefferson County school district was open Monday morning but closed at 12:30 p.m. due to weather, according to the Office of Emergency Management for the county. That brought the total county closures to 15. Just a week into the new academic school year, several Florida school districts decided to call off classes Monday […]

Teacher in her classroom

Many FL schools already ditched mask policies as CDC updates COVID guidance; but is it the right decision?

BY: - July 9, 2021

Fully COVID-19 vaccinated teachers, students and staff would not need to wear masks this fall, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a Friday mask update for K-12 schools. But “masks should be worn indoors by all individuals (age 2 and older) who are not fully vaccinated,” according to the CDC. That […]