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Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Ending High-Stakes Testing in Florida Schools

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law which “officially replaces the Florida Standards Assessment with progress monitoring to measure students’ growth” and “makes Florida the first state in the nation to...
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Florida State Reps Champion Proposal to Report Animal Abuse

This legislation is named after Allie, a four-year-old Boston Terrier from Orlando. Allie suffered abuse at the hands of her previous caretakers, and while the horrific circumstances were recognized by a veterinarian, the abuse was never reported. 

Ron DeSantis Showcases Support for $500 Million Teacher Salary Increase

Back in October, DeSantis called for raising new teacher salaries to $47,500 in an effort to attract better educators and retain them. This week, DeSantis announced “the approval of $500 million in the state’s budget that will be signed in the coming days, dedicated to raising teacher salaries in Florida.

Florida Talent Development Council Ready to Start Efforts to Improve State’s Workforce

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.

U.S. Term Limits Honors 25 State Legislators in Tallahassee

The award is given to officials who show “a steadfast commitment to restore citizen government through term limits.”