Scott Seeks to Support School Choice through Senate Resolution

Scott Seeks to Support School Choice through Senate Resolution

Mateo Guillamont
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January 24, 2024
Florida Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) seeks to support school choice programs across the nation by proposing the week of January 21 be designated as ‘National School Choice Week.’ ‘School choice’ is the name given to educational policies that generally permit for parents to decide which educational institutions will receive their tax dollars.  Senator Scott joined […]
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DeSantis Touts Florida's Tax Holiday Before Academic Year Begins

DeSantis Touts Florida's Tax Holiday Before Academic Year Begins

Jackson Bakich
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July 26, 2023
Governor and presidential nominee Ron DeSantis (R-FL) reminded Floridians about the “Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, which began on Monday, July 24 until Sunday, August 6. This two-week event will allow families to purchase school supplies before the upcoming academic year at a discounted rate and will allow those families to save more than $160 million. […]
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Wasserman Schultz Calls Out DeSantis for Censorship of Classroom Material in Schools

Wasserman Schultz Calls Out DeSantis for Censorship of Classroom Material in Schools

Jackson Bakich
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January 29, 2023
Florida Democrats around the state have been calling out Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) since his signage of the controversial school transparency law HB 1467 in March. The bill, which looks to make school districts be more transparent about the literature that they provide to children, has been sponsored by the DeSantis administration. Some Democrats, […]
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DeSantis No Mask Policy Upheld in FL Schools

DeSantis No Mask Policy Upheld in FL Schools

Jim McCool
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September 10, 2021
Parental choice versus vaccine mandates in public schools has become the most critical issue in Florida politics, especially with new, strict mandates coming from the White House.  However, Florida parents have secured a huge win this week, with the appellate courts upholding Gov. DeSantis' (R-FL) no-mask mandate policy in Florida Public Schools. The school year […]
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FL Schools to Gain Huge Tech Jump with HB 1279

FL Schools to Gain Huge Tech Jump with HB 1279

Jim McCool
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April 9, 2021
The higher educations appropriations subcommittee in the Florida House convened to listen to testimony for four bills this past week.  One of those bills being, HB 1279.
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