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Public Education
‘That is not a religion’: DeSantis bars satanists from Florida school chaplaincy program

(The Daily Signal) – The Sunshine State is now welcoming chaplains into public schools, but Satanists need not apply. On Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, signed a bill into… Read More

April 23, 2024
Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill banning kids under 14 from social media

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida signed a bill Monday banning minors under the age of 14 from getting on social media. The legislation, which… Read More

March 26, 2024
Public Education
School choice state sees record high school graduation rate in 2023

(The Center Square) – Data from the Florida Department of Education shows Florida high school students graduated at a record rate in 2023 after years of steady improvement. According to… Read More

January 24, 2024
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis proposing national school choice program  

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a national school choice program, while touting the success of similar efforts in Florida.   While campaigning for president in Iowa on Friday, DeSantis said… Read More

December 13, 2023
DCNF, Judicial Watch sue Biden admin for withholding records on book bans, Moms For Liberty and DeSantis

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The Daily Caller News Foundation and Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education (DOE) for failing to produce records regarding correspondence on… Read More

October 5, 2023
Florida House examines implementation of ‘responsible fatherhood’ law

(The Center Square) — A Florida House subcommittee met this week to discuss implementing some of the elements of a bill that passed during the 2022 session designed to promote… Read More

September 22, 2023
Florida sues federal government over school accreditation collaboration

(The Center Square) — The state of Florida filed a lawsuit this week to challenge federal collaboration with accreditation organizations to usurp recent reforms to the Sunshine State’s higher education… Read More

June 26, 2023
Public Education
Florida, Arizona paving the way for school choice

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Florida is a leader in education reform but several other states are also paving the way to counter controversial topics in the classroom, conservative education experts… Read More

May 19, 2023
DeSantis signs ban on diversity, CRT at state’s colleges and universities

(The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law three pieces of legislation on Monday including one that bans the expenditure of taxpayer funds on critical race theory, along… Read More

May 16, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Florida extends gender lessons ban from K-3 to all grades under Parental Rights law

The Florida Board of Education extended an existing ban on lessons involving gender identity and sexual orientation from K-3 to all grades in public schools. Previously the board… Read More

April 19, 2023
Professor says he ‘would burn’ down Florida college in resignation letter

Image via Facebook. (Daily Caller) – A New College of Florida (NCF) professor wrote that he would burn down campus buildings if he were not “more patriotic,”… Read More

April 10, 2023
DeSantis touts Florida ‘freedom’ at Hillsdale College

(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Michigan on Thursday, claiming his state’s “freedom” is the antithesis of Michigan. Headlining the stage at Hillsdale College’s Searle Center, DeSantis… Read More

April 10, 2023
Culture, Legislation
While Kansas parents wait, Florida, other states expand school choice

(The Sentinel) – While Kansas parents wait to see if the Kansas Legislature and Governor Laura Kelly will give them the opportunity to decide where their children go to school,… Read More

April 3, 2023
A Soros-funded organization is helping a student group defy DeSantis’ higher education reform

(Daily Caller) – A network funded by philanthropist George Soros is working with a coalition of students, parents, alumni and allies intent on defying reforms pushed by Republican Florida Gov. Read More

March 14, 2023
Culture, Public Education
DeSantis targets media hypocrisy over its ‘book ban’ allegations

Disputing the media’s claims that he wants to “ban” books, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gave a video presentation of specific examples of the books being removed from schools. Then,… Read More

March 9, 2023
Florida lawmakers to tackle school choice expansion in new session

(The Center Square) – Florida’s Legislature will be serving up a smorgasbord of issues during the upcoming 60-day regular session that begins on Tuesday. Gov. Ron DeSantis has said many… Read More

March 6, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Florida school board removes sexually explicit books from school libraries

A Florida school district voted to remove three sexually themed books from its school libraries, in accordance with Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law. The controversy centered around… Read More

February 24, 2023
Florida Senate Education Committee approves school choice bill

(The Center Square) – The Florida Senate Education Committee approved a bill that will further expand education choice in the Sunshine State on Tuesday. Education Committee Chairman Corey Simon, R-Tallahassee,… Read More

February 22, 2023
Gov. DeSantis’ is wresting back control from diversity bureaucrats in higher ed. Here’s how

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is waging a war to regain public oversight in higher education by the dismantling of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) bureaucracies. DEI has a chilling… Read More

February 17, 2023
Obscene ‘family-friendly’ drag show trend continues in Texas

A grown man performed in drag in front of kids and adults, shockingly toasting to “those who lick us where we pee.” The “Beauty and the… Read More

February 2, 2023