If signed into law, Florida would be the only state in the nation with a large print “warning” label on scratch off tickets. Estimates have shown that K-12 Florida education funding would lose around $61 million and thousands of Bright Futures Scholarships could be at risk.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio are teaming up with law enforcement and Big Brothers Big Sisters to encourage closer ties between police officers and children across Florida.
“The one-of-a-kind research will analyze the motives and barriers to ethical behavior in an academic setting, and the resulting ethical attitudes and actions exhibited by students. It also examines the extent to which these ethical attitudes continue once students enter the engineering workforce,” the university noted.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., helped amend a domestic spending appropriations bill to fund the U.S. Holocaust Museum and Holocaust education programs.
On social media, some local teachers and principals state Rosario would be disastrous for the school district.
Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that he was turning to the two prominent legislators to help his new administration.
DeSantis is looking to spend more on the environment and education.
The bill “directs the Secretary of Education to provide assistance to the immediate families of K-12 teachers or other school employees who are killed by another person’s violent act during their performance of duties for a public or private school.
Democrats trending poorly in Florida, pundit notes, Darryl Rouson files bill to protect gay students attending private schools, and a Jacksonville City Councilman insists prayers before meetings are too political.
All 67 counties in Florida have elected school boards--but a state representative is pushing for an appointed school board, at least in his county.