Florida back to school 2023 is missing nearly 7,000 teachers, due to Gov. DeSantis’ anti-education agenda
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- Each child gets only one first day of kindergarten, one first day of middle school and one first day of their senior year. Florida’s educators are dedicated to making sure each of those first days, and every school day that follows, are full of learning and joy. Unfortunately, thousands of students will show up to their first day of school in Florida this year to find they don’t have a permanent teacher, says the Florida Education Association (FEA).
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ -- On Thursday (March 10), Florida Senator Annette Taddeo released a statement on the Senate passage of the “Stop Woke Act.” A bill that censors teachings in schools and the workplace which are “divisive” or “harmful." Senator Taddeo had this to say: “Florida desperately needs leadership. This bill is not what our state needs, what we need is leadership and courage to stand up against these outrageous bills meant to appease an extremist base."
With HB451, Florida Legislature Takes Ground-Breaking Steps Towards Solving the Opioid Crisis in State
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- In an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, which just seems to be getting worse, the Florida legislature took proactive steps in fighting this deadly problem during this year's 2019 legislative session, The Florida Society for Doctors of Oriental Medicine announced today.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- On Monday (Jan 28), Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Judge Laurel M. Lee as Florida Secretary of State. Lee has extensive judicial and legal experience and was appointed by former Governor Rick Scott to serve as a Circuit Court Judge in Florida’s Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County, where she was subsequently unchallenged in her reelection.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ – This Wednesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized eight outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award. The Shine Award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- During the first week of Feb. 2018, Fla. Governor Rick Scott announced seven reappointments and five appointments to multiple state boards, including to the Board of Veterinary Medicine and University of Central Florida Board of Trustees.
Florida Governor Rick Scott’s 2018 ‘State of the State’ Address Covers Topics from Citrus Industry to Families
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Tues morning Jan 9, 2018 -- Good morning. I am honored to deliver my final state of the state today. I would first like to recognize: Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran. Speaker, I appreciate your commitment to cutting taxes and for fighting to make sure every Florida student can get a great education. Senate President Joe Negron. President, your focus on Lake Okeechobee and Florida’s environment will benefit countless Floridians and visitors for generations.
All 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- This week, the Florida Chamber Foundation announced that all 11 of Florida’s Regional Planning Council’s (RPCs) have completed their Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies (CEDS) using the Foundation’s Six Pillars framework and will become the Foundation’s strategic partner in demonstrating the value of the Six Pillars across the state.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Move For Hunger, a nationwide non-profit hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee, Fla., is the recipient of the 'Mover of the Year Award' for 2012.
Governor Crist Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting – Red crape myrtle planted in Tallahassee’s Liberty Park
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -– Governor Charlie Crist today joined Florida Girl Scouts to plant a red crape myrtle in celebration of National Arbor...