Senate Confirms Gwen Graham to Assistant Secretary Post at Education Department Without Opposition
Last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., to serve as assistant secretary for legislation and congressional affairs at the U.S. Department of Education without opposition. Back in April, President Joe...
Marco Rubio Introduces Bill to Stop Federal Funds for Teaching Critical Race Theory
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a proposal that would “prohibit federal funding to promote divisive concepts, such as Critical Race Theory, under the priorities outlined in the U.S. Department of Education’s...
Florida Education Department Issues Order Letting Parents Decide on Children Learning Remotely or in...
The new emergency order creates safeguards to address concerns from parents, and was based on a framework recommended by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and strongly aligned with input provided by district financial officers.
Ted Deutch Helps Get Water Power Research and Development Act to House Floor
Back in March, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oreg., introduced the “Water Power Research and Development Act” which, he office insisted, “strengthens water power programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) and reauthorizes funding for research, development, demonstration, and commercialization of marine energy” and “authorizes funding for existing and new National Marine Energy Centers,” U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, are the main cosponsors.
Ron DeSantis Showcases More Than $123 Million Headed to HBCUs Across Florida
This announcement comes in advance of the 145th anniversary of Mary McLeod Bethune’s birthday, celebrated on July 10.
Ron DeSantis, Richard Corcoran Award $7 Million in Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grants
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Richard Corcoran revealed which school districts, universities, colleges and private institutions have been awarded the Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant.
Ron DeSantis, DEO: Florida Will Lead the Nation in Workforce Education by 2030
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and CareerSource Florida honored Workforce Development Month.
Florida Once Again Outpaces Most Other States in K-12 Education
Florida placed fourth in the latest rankings for the second year in a row.
Florida School Year Starts With Fight Over Bonuses and Teachers Unions Suing Over Student...
Members of teachers unions are complaining that Gov. Ron DeSantis is not fulfilling his promise on teacher bonuses.