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“While Ron ran in the primary he was running against someone who had a government job who spent every day campaigning,” Gaetz said. “He felt like it would have been hypocritical for doing what he criticized (Agriculture Commissioner) Adam Putnam for.” … [Read more...] about DeSantis quits Congress, launches bid for Florida governor in Little Havana
Gillum then dropped this line: “My grandmother used to say a hit dog will holler. He has neo-Nazis helping him out in this state. He has spoken at racist conferences. He has accepted a contribution and would not return it from someone who referred to the former president of the United States as a Muslim n-i-g-g-e-r,” he spelled out. … [Read more...] about A Florida governor’s debate so intense a racial slur was spelled out on live TV
The bill creates a new voucher, called the Family Empowerment Scholarship, that would allow parents within a low-income bracket to use state funds to send their kids to private schools. Backers say the new program would allow the thousands of students on the waiting list for a similar voucher to have access to these funds. The bill will provide up to 18,000 additional vouchers with a cost of about $130 million. Much of that money would otherwise be going to districts if it wasn’t being used for the program. … [Read more...] about State Senate OKs new program to use public money to pay for private-school vouchers
“What am I going to do when these children need to move if they have to do the roof or they have to do the wall or the windows? Am I supposed to wait until we have that problem?" Keleher said, adding they can be used as additional library or teaching space. … [Read more...] about In Puerto Rico, new school year begins after Hurricane Maria, big changes to education system