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The Scoop: Mon. March 18, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Discussion by college leaders about fostering diversity on campuses, and, join the awareness campaign during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
school board candidates

Question of tax increases divide Hillsborough County School Board candidates

Listen: Candidates for the Hillsborough County School Board District 7 spot spoke in Ybor City Friday during a political forum. The candidates made clear their positions on education in a county that has more D...

Ashley Gantt, Mike Beltran, discuss the 2024 Florida legislative session

The Skinny survived Mitch Perry’s 60-day exile in Tallahassee, and today he returned to the WMNF Tampa studio to start a recap of the legislative session that should run a few weeks. Democratic Ashley Gantt,...
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The Scoop: Wed. March 13, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

NAACP’s advisory to Black student-athletes because of the elimination of diversity programs in public colleges.
school classroom

Florida will develop an oversight rule for charter schools

The Florida Department of Education is preparing to develop a rule related to oversight of charter schools.
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The Scoop: Tues. March 12, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Discussion by college leaders about fostering diversity on campuses, and, join the awareness campaign during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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The Scoop: Mon. March 11, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Discussion by college leaders about fostering diversity on campuses, and, join the awareness campaign during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Sarasota higher ed leaders discuss diversity amid Florida crackdown

Listen: Leaders at several colleges in Manatee and Sarasota Counties spoke at a nonpartisan political forum on Thursday. An otherwise non-controversial discussion got interesting when the question of diversity came up. Leaders at New College,...
classroom

A bill to allow chaplains in Florida schools is ready for Ron DeSantis

Florida school districts could soon be authorized to allow volunteer chaplains to provide services to students.
banned books, First Amendment

The Florida Legislature supports limits to book challenges

The Florida House passed a bill that includes seeking to limit school library book objections from people who don’t have children in schools.
teacher in class

Florida Legislature passes controversial limits on teacher prep, sending the bill to Ron DeSantis

The Florida Senate gave final approval to a measure designed to keep “identity politics” out of teacher preparation programs.
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The Scoop: Mon., March 04, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

All Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion staff at the University of Florida have been terminated.

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