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An unprecedented expansion of school vouchers across Florida? Lawsuits are likely to follow

Setting up the potential to reverse a 13-year-old court ruling that blocked the expansion of school vouchers, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday outlined a...
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As Hospitals Post Sticker Prices Online, Most Patients Will Remain Befuddled

As of Jan. 1, in the name of transparency, the Trump administration required that all hospitals post their list prices online. But what is...
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Public schools are supposed to report crimes to the state but not all do....

When Gov. Ron DeSantis petitioned the Florida Supreme Court to impanel a statewide grand jury to investigate "crimes and wrongs" related to school safety,...
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DeSantis petitions for statewide grand jury over “systematic failures” in school safety

The mass shooting a year ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has now escalated to the level of a large-scale criminal investigation, with...
Gov. Ron DeSantis

Gov. DeSantis signs executive order on school safety; calls some measures incomplete and “unacceptable”

A day before the one-year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order outlining how to...
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A blow to critics who don’t want FL classroom teachers to be armed

After pleas from educators and other critics who don’t want educators to be armed, key lawmakers have voted to allow classroom teachers to carry...
Anna Eskamani and other Florida Dem. lawmakers at Capitol

Florida Dems introduce new “common sense” gun-control measures, but will they pass?

A year after the Republican-led Legislature reduced access to guns following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, Florida Democrats have unveiled an assortment of bills...
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“Bad Actor List” proposed for fly-by-night FL charter schools

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been in the spotlight over proposed education reforms such as revamping teacher bonuses and eliminating Florida’s Common Core academic standards,...
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Getting rid of Common Core: Huge undertaking to help kids or political move for...

This is one of those grade-school math problems about fractions:Isabel lives 3/4 mile from school.  Janet lives 2/3 mile from school. How much farther,...
Ron DeSantis

DeSantis reforms for teacher bonuses will face obstacles

Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing to revamp a multi-million-dollar bonus program for Florida’s best classroom teachers, but it may not be easy.The proposals will...

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