Brevard School Board Calls Emergency Meeting to Discuss Face Mask Policy

Viera, FL – An emergency meeting has been scheduled to discuss BPS’s face mask policy, the Brevard School Board announced today.

The meeting will take place Monday, August 30th, at 10:00 a.m. at the School Board building at 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940.

The public will be allowed into the board meeting room beginning at 9:15 a.m. Audience members will be able to sign up to speak during public comment with comments limited to one minute per speaker.

The meeting will be broadcast on the BPS cable channel and on the BPS YouTube channel.

Yesterday, a judge ruled that Governor Desantis’ order banning mask mandates was illegal. School Board Member Jennifer Jenkins immediately sent out an email requesting the emergency meeting for the 5th time, while at a parent/teacher round table discussion with Agricultural Commissioner and Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried.

Florida Agricultural Commissioner Nikki Fried joined Brevard School Board Commissioner Jennifer Jenkins for a roundtable discussion in Viera Friday with local teachers and parents to discuss the surge of COVID-19 cases in Florida schools.
MALCOLM DENEMARK/FLORIDA TODAY

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