It's an understatement to say the divisiveness of Critical Race Theory (CRT) continues. Those who oppose it are racist, bigot, anti-truth, white supremacist, and more. Those who embrace this theory believe it's necessary in order to teach history, truth, and...
At the end of July, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order that allows parents to opt out of a school’s mask mandate even without a doctor’s notice. But with Florida schools starting back up, several school districts have decided...
At the end of last week, Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced it has received $1.2 million from NASA to recruit more African American students to pursue careers in aerospace engineering. According to the grant proposal, FAMU will establish a multi-institution...
The University of Tampa (UT) announced this week that it has implemented the Spartan SOS campus safety app to further bolster the safety and security of the campus community. The Spartan SOS app, developed...
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a proposal that would “prohibit federal funding to promote divisive concepts, such as Critical Race Theory, under the priorities outlined in the U.S. Department of Education’s American History and Civics Education...
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis handed out the first of nearly 177,000 Disaster Relief Payments of up to $1,000 to Florida’s educators in recognition of their efforts to educate students in the 2020-2021 school year. The state was the first...
While the astronomical summer still has more than a month to go,‭ ‬the real summer to families all across our state ends this week.‭ ‬It is back to school time‭! As Florida’s schools see students returning to class this week,...
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Greater Insight into Foreign Transactions (GIFTs) in Higher Education Act.” The proposal would “target gifts and donations from designated foreign adversaries to American colleges and universities" and “would also hold institutions...
With Florida schools gearing to open back up this month, many school districts are weighing their options again on enforcing mask mandates for students and require social distancing. Last week, parents stood outside the Broward County School Board to show their opposition...
This week, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) announced its tenth consecutive record-breaking year with an estimated $9.07 billion in annual sales for fiscal year 2020-21, more than $1.5 billion higher than the 2019-20 fiscal year. As a result, the Lottery anticipates...