Taylor had been serving in the post on an interim basis since the middle of April when Ralph Yoder, who led schools in Calhoun County for around six and a half years, was tapped as executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission.
Rutherford’s proposal would reauthorize the 2001 Secure Our Schools program and send $50 million to schools around the nation for school safety.
Lawson and U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., teamed up last week to bring out a bill ensuring more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships are available to veterans. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., is also backing the bill.
Griffin takes over from Dr. Jonathan Ellen, who resigned as chair, as the task force has only two months to offer its recommendations to the USF Board of Trustees.
Rubio surveyed the damage on Monday and Tuesday.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has hit the ground running and, after a little more than a month in office, has won strong support in Florida.
“Determined to put the focus on educating students over enriching for-profit companies capitalizing on Florida’s public school system, state Senator Janet Cruz has filed SB 584 and SB 586...in an effort improve the safety standards of Florida’s schools and ban for-profit management of Florida’s charter schools,” her office noted.
“There is simply no denying that choice works, particularly for minority and low-income students,” said Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran. “These results represent hundreds of thousands of Florida families who were empowered to make the best education decisions for their children and are reaping the benefits."
The FCSBM focused on Duval County in one of the reports it released on Tuesday.
Robinson’s bill overwhelmingly cleared the House on a 113-2 vote. The bill is being backed in the state Senate by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville.