Saturday, July 24, 2021
Shugart has been Valencia’s president since 2000. On Thursday, he announced that he will retire in June 2021.
In the past, tax increases were usually proposed by local Democrats but, over the past several years, it has often been Republican-run counties that have been asking voters for tax hikes. 
The proposal would expand school choice options “by permitting states that have established programs for parents of children with disabilities to use public or private funds for the cost of their children attending a private school to supplement those funds with federal special education funds" and creates more grants for the states to increase school choice.
Rubio along with fellow Republican senators “demand a Tiger Team composed of public health experts to identify and address the source of this failure, align the guidance with science, and get our students back to school.” The Tiger Teams would be composed of experts both inside and outside of the CDC to address the agency’s failure and to provide information, based on consistent science, to safely reopen schools.
On Wednesday, Book said she “plans to bring results-oriented leadership to the Democratic Caucus” when she leads it from the 2022 elections to the 2024 elections.
The funds provided through UniSIG will be used to support school improvement initiatives in Florida’s lowest performing five percent of schools. Teachers who teach at these low performing schools and have earned highly effective or effective ratings can receive up to $15,000.
With the Prepaid College Board meeting, Patronis’ office noted that “data now shows that student loan debt is a $1.5 trillion crisis, with an average student in the Class of 2016 owing more than $37,000 and a default rate of more than 10 percent” and urged families to use the Prepaid College Program.
On Monday, his last full day in office, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott released a public letter outlining her accomplishments during his eights years in Tallahassee.   Florida Legislators and Fellow Floridians: When I ran for Governor of Florida in 2010, I promised...
Gov. Ron DeSantis has hit the ground running and, after a little more than a month in office, has won strong support in Florida. 
Southerland, now the chairman of Stand Up North Florida which defines itself as a “grassroots coalition that was formed to advocate for equitable allocation of resources to the region,” spoke before the state Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Environment, and General Government on Tuesday about the region’s economic and environmental needs.