Non-binary Florida teacher falls victim to “Don’t Say Gay” expansion law, fired for using ‘Mx.’ title

A physics teacher at Florida Virtual School was fired last month for using a gender-neutral title in class.
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New initiative sends free banned books to Floridians

Florida is one of the top states in the nation for book bans in schools. One organization is sending banned books to Floridians for free.
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New College of Florida trustees approve $1.3 million/year contract for controversial president Richard Corcoran

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran is set to earn up to $1.3 million per year in salary and benefits in a five-year contract.
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New College of Florida’s business plan is “not financially viable” according to a UF business school professor

UF business faculty: A business plan outlining sweeping changes at New College of Florida is “not financially viable” in its current state.
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What would school “deregulation” mean in Florida? Bills point to eliminating some testing, diploma requirements and recess

Bills aimed at reducing regulations on public schools began moving forward Wednesday in a Florida Senate committee.

Free HIV testing at health department office in Citrus County’s Lecanto

The Florida Health department in Citrus County will observe World AIDS Day with free HIV testing at the health office in Lecanto County.

Free HIV testing for Pinellas residents

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County will offer no-cost walk-in HIV testing to the public at five clinical locations from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, June 27. Those locations are: St....
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Here’s how to get four free at-home COVID testing kits

The USPS has an online order form for anyone to receive four at-home COVID-19 test kits shipped to your home for free.

Hillsborough COVID-19 testing location reopens at USF

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center announced Monday that it is reopening a COVID-19 testing location at USF in Tampa. The full press release is below.  ...

Hillsborough County coronavirus testing modified holiday hours

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Because of the Holidays, many coronavirus testing locations will be closed some days or have modified hours. Here is the information provided by Hillsborough County about COVID-19...
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Two new COVID-19 testing sites are opening in Hillsborough County

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Hillsborough County announced that two new drive-through COVID-19 testing sites are opening in Riverview and in Dover. The press release announcing the two is below:   Two...

Hillsborough County approaches 100,000th test for coronavirus

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center announced in a press release Tuesday that the county is expected to pass the mark of 100,000 tests for coronavirus this...
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Hillsborough teachers union: state needs to do more to help failing schools

This week the Hillsborough County School Board approved a new principal of Sligh Middle School in Tampa’s northeast Seminole Heights. It’s the fourth principal of the F-rated school in five years. To find out why...

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