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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Florida lawmakers lift the cap on private school vouchers for students with disabilities

The Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would temporarily lift a cap on participation in a voucher program.

Florida lawmakers back lifting a cap on private school vouchers for students with disabilities

Florida lawmakers moved toward temporarily nixing a cap on the number of students who can participate in a private school voucher program.

Florida lawmakers will consider more funding for school vouchers in special session

Florida lawmakers are gearing up to provide additional funding to a part of the state's school voucher program.

A new statewide panel can approve Florida charter schools

A new Florida rule details how a new statewide commission can function as an “alternate venue” for approving charter schools.

Group seeks information on Florida school voucher expansion

A non-profit group calls for information from the Florida Department of Education about how many additional private schools are accepting vouchers after a massive expansion of voucher programs took effect in July.
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These new Florida laws will take effect on Saturday: from vouchers to guns

More than 200 laws passed during the 2023 legislative session, including a record $116.5 billion budget, will take effect Saturday.
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The 2023 Florida legislative session summarized: Here are 10 big issues that passed

In the 2023 Florida Legislative session, the Republican-controlled House & Senate passed bills that were priorities of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Florida legislators on why they voted for or against HB1 – universal vouchers for private schools

A universal school voucher bill (HB 1 / SB 202) is sailing through the Florida legislature.

Florida House passes a major expansion of school vouchers

The House passed a measure that would make every Florida student eligible for taxpayer-backed school vouchers. Critics slammed the expansion.

Two experts examine the state of education in Florida

We look at education in Florida: banned books, private school vouchers, menstrual histories of student-athletes, AP African-American History.

More problems with standardized tests; discussion of education issues in Florida

More problems with standardized tests; discussion of education issues in Florida

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