Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

First ever civics program launched in Florida

(The Center Square) – Florida has launched its first ever civics program to prepare high school and college graduates for public service. As Florida’s K-12 students excel in civics education,… Read More

July 22, 2022
Public Education
Report: Unfunded state public pension liabilities projected to increase to $1.3 trillion for FY22

(The Center Square) – Unfunded state public pension liabilities are expected to increase to $1.3 trillion in fiscal 2022 if investment returns in the stock market are 0% or less,… Read More

July 19, 2022
DeSantis’ message on education freedom is resonating in battleground states, teacher union poll finds

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ message of education freedom – including empowering parents, banning “woke” curriculum, and ensuring education transparency – are all policies that are resonating… Read More

July 19, 2022
Public Education
DeSantis admin fires back after Newsom ad inviting Floridians to move to California over education, other issues

(The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom launched an advertisement on Independence Day telling Florida residents their freedoms were under attack in the Sunshine State and encouraging them to… Read More

July 6, 2022
Public Education
California ‘equitable math’ program postponed as new national civics curriculum launched

(The Center Square) – Many California parents are celebrating wins this week after a controversial school district superintendent was fired for making comments about Asian students and the state’s proposed… Read More

June 30, 2022