DeSantis sued by pro-LGBT restaurant over ban on drag shows for kids

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A Florida restaurant filed a lawsuit against Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday over a newly signed law that prohibits businesses from allowing minors… Read More

May 23, 2023
Public Education
Florida law allows teachers to restrict social media use in classrooms in pursuit of ‘traditional education,’ says DeSantis

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will allow teachers to limit the use of social media and cell phone devices by students in the classroom. “It… Read More

May 10, 2023
Courts, Culture
Abortion battle heats up nationwide

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily halted a lower court’s ruling restricting an abortion pill until Wednesday night. The hold will give the Supreme Court time to… Read More

April 17, 2023
Florida poised to institute six-week abortion ban

(The Center Square) – Florida is poised to ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, needing only the signature of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis who favors the bill passed by… Read More

April 14, 2023
‘I’m crawling out of my skin for you’: California Gov. Newsom rails against conservative policies before Florida college students

California Gov. Gavin Newsom paid a visit to Florida’s New College as part of a national tour to complain about conservative policies he disagrees with. New College… Read More

April 6, 2023
Public Education
DeSantis to reward teachers with $3K bonus for refresher training on civics

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida teachers to emphasize civic education and reward those who do with a $3,000 bonus. The second-term Republican held a news conference… Read More

March 24, 2023
DeSantis says Florida became ‘refuge of sanity’ during COVID

(The Center Square) — Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Thursday that Florida bucked the “COVID-19 orthodoxy” and instead utilized “commonsense policies to become a refuge of sanity.” DeSantis took a… Read More

March 17, 2023
Biden’s education secretary charges ‘censorship’ after conspiring with DOJ to label parents as ‘domestic terrorists’

The U.S. Secretary of Education has joined a Democrat chorus characterizing the removal of pornographic materials from libraries and schools as book banning and censorship. Miguel Cardona’s comments… Read More

March 17, 2023
Florida revokes liquor license from hotel that hosted drag show welcoming minors

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has moved to revoke a Miami hotel’s liquor license after it ignored warnings from the governor’s office not to allow children at a drag show… Read More

March 16, 2023
Opinion, Public Education
Op-Ed: Teachers’ unions are ‘political creatures’ feeding on ‘teacher salaries’

Teachers’ unions have a stranglehold on American public education. But now, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking the fight to the unions. “Teacher unions no longer resemble the… Read More

January 25, 2023
DeSantis admin mandates training for school librarians to vet pornographic books

(Daily Caller) – Florida librarians are now required to take an annual training on which books and instructional materials, specifically ones containing pornography and Critical Race Theory (CRT), are allowed… Read More

January 23, 2023
Courts, Culture
DeSantis’ admin did not violate injunction against anti-CRT law, judge finds

The administration of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis did not violate an injunction barring enforcement of anti-Critical Race Theory (CRT) legislation, a judge ruled. The “Individual Freedom Act,” informally… Read More

January 19, 2023
‘Simply common sense’: A federal ruling on transgender bathrooms could also apply to women’s sports, legal experts say

(Daily Caller) – A ruling by a federal appeals court that upheld a Florida school district’s policy of separating restrooms by “biological sex” could be used to bar men from… Read More

January 9, 2023
School choice makes rural families and communities stronger, argues Florida lawmaker

One Florida representative just destroyed the myth that school choice doesn’t work in rural, small-town America. For too long “states like Iowa and Texas have gotten away with… Read More

January 9, 2023
DeSantis admin orders Florida universities to provide information on how they’re pushing woke programming

(Daily Caller) – Florida colleges and universities are required to submit information detailing how they use state resources to support diversity, equity and inclusion programming, according to a memo from… Read More

January 5, 2023
‘Freedom lives here’: Gov. Ron DeSantis defends parental rights in fiery inauguration speech

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was sworn in Tuesday after overwhelmingly winning a second term in November. Accompanied by his wife, First Lady Casey DeSantis, and their… Read More

January 4, 2023
School choice options expand across U.S. in 2022

(The Center Square) – More parents overwhelmingly chose school choice in 2022 after expressing frustration with lockdown policies, school boards and mandates. As more state legislators look to expand school… Read More

January 3, 2023
DeSantis’ office calls for investigation as ‘all ages’ Christmas drag show tour ends in Florida

The touring Christmas drag queen show that welcomed children in most of its sexually explicit performances across 36 cities is coming to an end in Florida, one of the… Read More

December 29, 2022
Public Education
DeSantis blasts teachers’ unions, proposes paycheck protection for teachers

Gov. Ron DeSantis has big plans for Florida’s teachers – and teachers’ unions – in 2023. On Monday, DeSantis hosted a “Freedom Blueprint” conference in Orlando, Florida where… Read More

December 21, 2022
Florida ranks No. 1 in parent-led education

(The Center Square) – Florida ranked first in the United States for parental involvement in education, according to the Center for Education Reform’s Parent Power Index. The index is released… Read More

December 14, 2022