The recent Emergency Order issued by Florida DOE has mandated brick and mortar schools to reopen next month. Seminole County Public Schools have voted and Florida Department of Education has approved their reopening plan, which sets , reopening for August 17, 2020. Orange County Public Schools have voted and submitted their plan with a waiver request to DOE, which sets reopening of schools for August 21, 2020. Parents must choose an option for their children to attend schools for the next school year. Keep in mind, the EO does not mandate parents to send their children to brick and mortar schools, only that these be open as an option.