Thursday, July 18, 2019
Dr. Richard Giordano, who worked for more than 25 years in public education as a teacher and secondary school principal, has written a new book “Ineptitude, Conformity, and Obfuscation: The Fraud of Teacher Evaluation in the Public Schools.”
The board plans to do a search for a new president in the coming months and hopes to have that leader in place when Libby retires.
Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo came out swinging against the proposal. 
A heavy favorite to win reelection, Gelber showcased his accomplishments as mayor, including creating an inspector general’s office for the city, passing a GO Bond program to help more than 50 capital projects, education reform, expanding city trolleys and adding police officers to every public school.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has hit the ground running and, after a little more than a month in office, has won strong support in Florida. 
Clay County School Board is creating its own police force, Florida has the potential to become the biggest medical marijuana market in the nation by 2021 and the Florida Education Association gives some support to Governor Ron Desantis' teacher pay proposal.
The governor’s office reviewed his record on hurricane recovery, the environment, his three appointments to the state Supreme Court, his call to end Common Core in Florida, backing Israel, supporting medical marijuana and his first proposed budget. 
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis continued his education reform efforts, calling for “renewed investment to recruit and retain the best, most dedicated educators for Florida schools."
On Thursday, the South Florida Democrat announced $718,150 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to FIU’s medical research projects.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he will eliminate the wait list for Gardiner scholarship students at Florida schools--if lawmakers will go along--and he is ready to hand out even more scholarships to get children to charter schools if their public school is struggling.