Sunday, June 7, 2020
Recent polls have shown Gillum ahead of DeSantis though the Democrats have not won a gubernatorial election in Florida since 1994 when incumbent Gov. Lawton Chiles edged future Gov. Jeb Bush. 
With the federal government issuing new social distancing guidelines earlier this week, Florida announced that public and private K-12 school campuses will remain closed throughout April.
While the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program was authorized to have $67 million for law enforcement to set up guardian programs with school districts, only $9 million of that had been used.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) will inaugurate Dr. Larry Robinson as its twelfth president in a ceremony scheduled for November. The three-day inauguration schedule focuses on the theme “Together We Rise,” which pays homage to Robinson and his commitment to collaboration,...
Not surprisingly, DeSantis garnered the applause of officials he appointed to his administration. Just as predictably, DeSantis drew jeers and fire from the left. 
On Monday, after news broke that the principal of Spanish River High School sent an email to a parent questioning whether Holocaust happened, state Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, and state Rep. Randy Fine, R-Brevard County, issued a joint statement calling for his dismissal.
This week, Dr. Louis Algaze was selected by the State Board of Education to serve as the executive director of the Florida Virtual School (FLVS).
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. 
The Broadband Field Technician Apprenticeship program is, according to the governor’s office, a “self-progression program that will allow enrolled employees to control the direction of their own careers and gain more in-depth knowledge about their jobs and the industry, at no cost to them” and employee who finish it “will receive an industry-recognized broadband field technician certification that they can carry with them throughout their careers.”
This week,  at the Association of Florida Colleges conference in Orlando, Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor Madeline Pumariega honored four schools in the Sunshine State with the Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards.