ORLANDO, Fla. — The Biden administration Friday opened a civil rights investigation into h...

Biden administration opens civil rights investigation into Florida’s mask mandate ban – Bangor Daily News

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Biden administration Friday opened a civil rights investigation into how Florida’s mask mandate ban impacts children with disabilities, fearing those youngsters are at high risk of COVID-19 complications and may not be able to attend school because classmates are not masked. If Florida’s ban on mask mandates means some children with disabilities cannot go to school that is a violation of federal law, wrote Suzanne Goldberg, acting assistant secretary for civil rights in the U.S. Department of Education, in a letter to Florida’s education commissioner. Florida’s ban on mask mandates — already the subject of several legal …

 

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