ACPS to receive money previously withheld from the state over mask mandate compliance

Published: Nov. 22, 2021 at 10:52 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Money withheld from Alachua County Public Schools will be released to the district according to an ACPS spokesperson.

The state Department of Education initially withheld the money over the district’s mask mandate for students.

The Alachua County School Board has since removed that rule.

Overall, the state withheld $190,000 in funding from the district.

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