Friday, November 22, 2019
After months of conducting studies, last week the Pew Research Center released its findings on the daily lives of American teens. 
“Veterans are the teachers, engineers, scientists, and inventors who will lead us to a brighter future,” said Klobuchar.
Last week, Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis announced more than 60 schools in six counties across the region will have telehealth portals as the area recovers from Hurricane Michael which hit Northwest Florida in October.
On Friday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the first of his series of proposals to help rein in the costs of higher education. 
On Tuesday, CareerSource Florida and the Florida Department of Education announced a new apprenticeship program in information technology at Tallahassee-based Inspired Technologies.
After writing school districts on the matter in May 2017, the five representatives teamed up this week to double down on their call to teach students “to be vigilant of the growing threat of trafficking in our community.”
On Wednesday, U.S. Education Sec. Betsy DeVos announced the $1.25 million Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant for Bay District Schools which will go “to provide students with much needed mental health services" including hiring “multiple social workers and one paraprofessional for each school in the Bay District.”
Donalds’ office announced that he “has filed legislation to allow apprenticeship training providers to request money directly from the state via a grant program” this week. 
HB 629 from state Rep. Will Robinson, R-Bradenton, who sits on the Gaming Control Subcommittee, would prohibit the use of personal electronic devices to play, store, redeem, sell, or purchase lottery tickets or games.
“It is wrong to threaten a borrower’s livelihood by rescinding a professional license from those who are struggling to repay student loans, and it deprives hardworking Americans of dignified work,” Rubio said.