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Alachua County School District Superintendent responds to an order from the Florida Department of Education

Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 12:56 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Alachua County School District Superintendent Carlee Simon is responding to a letter received from the state board of education.

The letter demands the school district back down on its mask mandate and quarantine requirements within 48 hours or else the Department of Education will withhold more funding.

Simon responded today, saying the district is in compliance with state law.

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View the full letter from the state as well as Simon’s response below.

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