Stop Woke

United States Supreme Court

New hearing sought in lawmaker subpoena fight

©2023 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved TALLAHASSEE — Plaintiffs’ attorneys Monday asked a full federal appeals court to take up a dispute about whether 14 current and former Florida lawmakers should have...
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Florida lawmakers are shielded from turning over documents related to Ron DeSantis and the “Stop Woke” law

A federal appeals court has shielded 14 current and former Florida lawmakers from having to turn over documents.
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Florida Supreme Court keeps a change to a rule about ‘fairness and diversity’ courses for judges

The Florida Supreme Court kept in place deletion of part of a rule allowing judges to take courses in “fairness and diversity” in continuing education.
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Florida’s ‘Stop WOKE’ restricts businesses from training on some race-related issues; a court will hear a challenge

A judge previously agreed with businesses and a consultant that Florida's Stop WOKE restrictions violated the First Amendment
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Lawsuit alleges that a new law will censor and prohibit courses and topics at New College of Florida

A group opposing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to remake New College filed a lawsuit alleging that a new law prohibits several courses & topics.

Progressive groups protest elimination of affirmative action; DEI programs in Florida

Yesterday about a dozen activists gathered in protest of a plethora of changes in education by the Republican supermajority in the Florida state legislature, as well as the US Supreme Court’s overturning of affirmative action....
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Appeals court weighs subpoenas of lawmakers over Florida’s “Stop WOKE” law

A federal appeals court sounded skeptical of arguments that Florida lawmakers should be required to turn over documents on "Stop WOKE."
Scales of Justice Law

Court arguments set on Florida law that restricts race-related workplace training

A court will hear arguments Aug. 24 about a Florida law restricting how race-related issues can be addressed in workplace training.

ACLU is helping with claims about censorship in Florida schools

The American Civil Liberties Union offered a forum of about 50 Concerned Citizens, teachers, students, lawyers, and media specialists in an effort to address anxieties while encouraging the public to speak out about educational censorship.
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Sides battle over Florida’s “Stop WOKE” law, speech rights and academic freedom

Academics urge a federal appeals court to uphold a decision blocking Florida's 2022 "Stop WOKE" law restricting race-related instruction.

A controversial higher-ed bill, the companion to HB 999, advances in the Florida Senate

A measure designed to carry out parts of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ higher-education agenda moved forward in the Florida Senate (HB 999).

MidPoint-DeSantis’ Hostile Takeover of Public Education

MidPoint looks at the hostile takeover of Florida public education by DeSantis and Christian conservatives

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