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Rick Scott: Texas School Shooting Shows the Need to Create a Federal School Safety...

On Wednesday, following the horrific shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor in support of the Luke and Alex School Safety Act, a...
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Florida Delegation Rallies Behind Proposal to Create Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety

The Clearinghouse would include “recommendations for comprehensive school safety measures, including threat prevention, preparedness, protection, mitigation, incident response, and recovery to improve the safety posture of a school upon implementation” and would “specify criteria for best practices and recommendations and a process for continuous improvement and updating of Clearinghouse so it remains relevant, easy to use, and does not become an enormous data bank wish list.”

Florida Poll Looks at Energy Exploration, Climate Change, Gun Control

Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday looking at issues across the state. 

Democrat Janet Cruz Wants to Ban For-Profit Charter Schools

“Determined to put the focus on educating students over enriching for-profit companies capitalizing on Florida’s public school system, state Senator Janet Cruz has filed SB 584 and SB an effort improve the safety standards of Florida’s schools and ban for-profit management of Florida’s charter schools,” her office noted. 

Rick Scott Wants Unused Funds to Boost School Security Across Florida

On Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott had the Florida Department of Education offer a proposal to the state Legislature to move $58 million, currently not being used in the voluntary Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, and use for school security.