Bean Introduces Bill Fighting Foreign Influence in Schools

Bean Introduces Bill Fighting Foreign Influence in Schools

Grayson Bakich
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June 11, 2024
The seemingly insidious nature of foreign influence in our educational system is a cause for concern. It can be challenging to detect, as children can be taught anti-American values unbeknownst to their parents. Recognizing this, Representative Aaron Bean (R-FL) has taken a stand, introducing a bill to combat this influence by enhancing transparency in foreign […]
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DeSantis Slams

DeSantis Slams "Left-Wing" Unions, Pledges Billions to Address Florida's Teacher Pay Crisis

Liv Caputo
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June 10, 2024
HIALEAH, FL—As Florida languishes at the near worst-in-the-nation spot for teacher pay, Governor Ron DeSantis slams teacher unions while taking action—announcing Monday that he will approve $1.25 billion in the state budget toward teacher salary increases. "This is an increase of close to a quarter of a billion dollars in funding over the previous years...and […]
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Bean Details Impact of Illegal Immigration on K-12 Schools

Bean Details Impact of Illegal Immigration on K-12 Schools

Grayson Bakich
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June 7, 2024
Early in May, Representative Aaron Bean (R-FL) savaged Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the impact of illegal immigration on our nation's K-12 public school system. After a more recent hearing, the Florida Congressman made a series of comments to Fox News Digital, describing the effect the border crisis has had on schools, to the […]
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Part-Time Professor Who Called for Jewish Exile Not Invited Back to University

Part-Time Professor Who Called for Jewish Exile Not Invited Back to University

Liv Caputo
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May 28, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A part-time college professor will not be allowed back at his university after he called for Jews to "return to exile" in parts of Europe. Danny Krikorian, a U.S. Government professor at Valencia College in Orlando, proposed the existence of an "Arab Federation" encompassing municipal Arab states, represented by "The flag of the Arab […]
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Bean Denounces Biden's 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness

Bean Denounces Biden's 'Unfair' Student Loan Forgiveness

Grayson Bakich
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May 23, 2024
WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden recently canceled another $7.7 billion in student loans for 160,000 borrowers, bringing the total forgiven to $167 billion. Representative Aaron Bean (R-FL) denounced the erasure of debt in a recent interview with The Floridian, calling it "unfair" and an attempt "to win over young people." Notably, the White House moved forward on forgiving an […]
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Florida Dept of Education Launches Inquiry into Islamic School Connected to Antisemitic Mosque Leader

Florida Dept of Education Launches Inquiry into Islamic School Connected to Antisemitic Mosque Leader

Liv Caputo
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May 17, 2024
MIAMI, FL—The Department of Education has launched an official inquiry into the Reviver Academy, a private Islamic school that operates downstairs from where Fadi Kablawi—an antisemitic dentist—works as a mosque leader. "I am glad that the Department of Education has acted immediately at my request and think it shows that Florida has little tolerance for […]
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New Report Shows Florida #1 in US for Education

New Report Shows Florida #1 in US for Education

Jim McCool
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May 11, 2024
Florida has now been ranked first in the United States in education by US News & World Report. Florida has traditionally caught heat for underpaying teachers and neglecting educational outcomes.  A study conducted on the 2021-22 school year found that Florida pays the lowest average teacher salary when adjusted for cost of living for a […]
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DeSantis Pushes For School Safety, Jewish Protections, and UF Research Projects

DeSantis Pushes For School Safety, Jewish Protections, and UF Research Projects

Liv Caputo
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May 8, 2024
GAINESVILLE, FL—Governor Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that he plans to reactive an executive order waiving certain university application requirements for Jewish transfer students, will approve almost $600 million toward school safety initiatives, and will approve over $300 million in new construction and research projects at the University of Florida. Executive Order: In January 2024, just […]
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Bean Savages Cardona on Illegal Immigrants Overwhelming American Schools

Bean Savages Cardona on Illegal Immigrants Overwhelming American Schools

Grayson Bakich
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May 8, 2024
Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona addressed the House Education Committee on the 2025 budget request, laying out the department's priorities and policies. Representative Aaron Bean (R-FL) took the opportunity to ask and admonish Sec. Cardona about the large number of illegal immigrants overwhelming American schools. Rep. Bean began by highlighting Sec. Cardona's career in education and asking […]
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Mills Confirms Non-Student Agitators at Antisemitic College Protests

Mills Confirms Non-Student Agitators at Antisemitic College Protests

Grayson Bakich
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May 5, 2024
As we witness the pro-Palestine protests on college campuses, worsen, more information comes out that many of those arrested are not students and are instead professional agitators. Representative Cory Mills (R-FL) discussed the revelation in a recent appearance on Fox Business's Evening Edit while also condemning President Biden's brief address on the protests, saying the White House will "continue […]
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DeSantis Bans DEI Training in Teacher Preparation Classes

DeSantis Bans DEI Training in Teacher Preparation Classes

Liv Caputo
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May 2, 2024
JACKSONVILLE, FL—Governor Ron DeSantis signed Thursday morning a controversial bill that he says will ban diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives from being taught in educator prep courses. "We don't want these teacher prep programs to become captive to someone's ideological agenda," DeSantis said at a Jacksonville press conference. "We can say no diversity, equity, […]
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The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

Jim McCool
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April 28, 2024
The media has been buzzing about the pot and abortion amendments that are currently on the ballot in Florida's election this year.  While many activists have been battling over the abortion amendment or marijuana legalization, partisan school board elections under Amendment 1 have slipped under the radar of many Floridians. President Joe Biden (D) has […]
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Safety Net Hospital Alliance Touts 721 New Physician Training Slots Amidst Doctor Shortage Crisis

Safety Net Hospital Alliance Touts 721 New Physician Training Slots Amidst Doctor Shortage Crisis

Liv Caputo
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April 23, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Prompted by Florida's dwindling medical workforce, a healthcare organization providing specialized training and care announced Tuesday the groundbreaking creation of 721 new graduate physician training slots. “Florida is one of the fastest growing states in the US and we have an urgent need for more doctors to care for our residents," said Safety Net […]
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'Ideological Joyride' to Come to an End: DeSantis Limits Non-Parents Trying to Ban Books

'Ideological Joyride' to Come to an End: DeSantis Limits Non-Parents Trying to Ban Books

Liv Caputo
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April 15, 2024
PENSACOLA, FL—At a Pensacola press conference, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Monday a sweeping education package that limits book ban objections from non-parents and addresses poor-performing "turnaround" schools. "You should not be having books in these schools that are sexually explicit [or] that are promoting ideology like gender ideology," DeSantis said, turning to the high proliferation […]
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Passidomo's Low-Profile Budget Item Provides Funding to Afterschool Charity Programs

Passidomo's Low-Profile Budget Item Provides Funding to Afterschool Charity Programs

Liv Caputo
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March 23, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—An education priority of Senate President Kathleen Passidomo has gone mostly unnoticed in the state's budget, providing funding to afterschool programs allowing children to earn money for learned skills, and then donate the money to a charity of their choice. "It's special for the Senate President," Katie Betta, Passidomo's Communications Director, told The Floridian. "It's […]
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Zieglers Sue to Keep Their Phone Records Private From the Media

Zieglers Sue to Keep Their Phone Records Private From the Media

Liv Caputo
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March 19, 2024
SARASOTA, FL—Following a now-shuttered sex scandal, the recently deposed GOP Chairman Christian Ziegler and his wife, Moms for Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, have filed a lawsuit to keep text messages they exchanged during the Republican leader's rape investigation out of the public's hands. On March 15, the formerly powerful Zieglers sued the City of Sarasota […]
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15 New Bills Reach Governor's Desk

15 New Bills Reach Governor's Desk

Liv Caputo
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March 19, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Gov. Ron DeSantis has just received 15 new bills to be signed into law, including a controversial workers' union measure and new requirements for prospective Florida State Guardsmen. Propelled through and out of the legislature by Republican Sen. Blaise Ingoglia, SB 1746 alters a union dues law passed last year—also sponsored by Ingoglia. Both […]
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Volunteer School Chaplains Bill Faces Fears of Animals Sacrifices, Devilish Preachers

Volunteer School Chaplains Bill Faces Fears of Animals Sacrifices, Devilish Preachers

Liv Caputo
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March 7, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida public schools will soon have their doors open wide for religious officials of all denominations to provide counseling, even—Democrats worry—Satanists and Santeria sacrifices. If signed into law, school chaplains would be available beginning this Fall. The measure provides for volunteer clergymen in schools, charging these religious officials with providing mental health and spiritual counseling […]
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