Fla. School Boards Challenge New Mask, Quarantine Rules

By Nathan Hale (October 7, 2021, 10:31 PM EDT) -- Six Florida county school boards have challenged the state's latest attempt to restrict their ability to implement masking and quarantine mandates to protect students from COVID-19, arguing a new Department of Health rule oversteps the agency's authority and would actually contribute to the spread of the disease.

In a petition filed late Wednesday in the Division of Administrative Hearings, the school boards for Miami-Dade, Leon, Broward, Orange, Duval and Alachua counties, and Leon County's schools superintendent targeted provisions in the DOH's Sept. 22 emergency rule that requires schools to allow parents to have "sole discretion" over whether their children follow mask...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!