Duval County Public Schools (DCPS)

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Duval County Public Schools is holding a store Wednesday, and it’s expected the territory volition sermon the taxable of masks successful schools and the caller recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

On Wednesday, News4Jax learned of an outbreak of COVID-19 wrong Atlantic Coast High School’s cheerleading squad. Six members of the squad tested affirmative and the remainder person been told to get tested and quarantine.

A time prior, the CDC updated its recommendations for schools successful the fall, advising each teachers, staff, students and visitors deterioration a mask, whether they’ve been vaccinated oregon not. Some are calling connected the territory to travel those recommendations, despite beardown objections from Gov. Ron DeSantis.


Mary Dobbins teaches astatine Westside High School. She has underlying wellness conditions that enactment her astatine an accrued hazard for COVID.

“For america not to travel the astir important and trusted aesculapian enactment successful our state is conscionable unconscionable to me,” she said.

Dobbins sent a missive to Dr. Diana Greene, the schoolhouse superintendent, saying that if the territory doesn’t travel the proposal of the CDC, she won’t beryllium portion of it.

“If they bash the close thing, I’ll beryllium successful my schoolroom connected Tuesday. If they don’t, I’m resigning,” she said.

News4Jax volition beryllium successful the meeting. This nonfiction volition beryllium updated.

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