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January 21, 2022

A move to give law enforcement officers a greater ability to act when teens post on social media about the intent to commit a gun-related crime, is moving through the Senate. Regan McCarthy has more….

Governor Ron DeSantis has done something not many governors have done. He has proposed HIS OWN version of a new congressional voting map for the state. It’s not without controversy. The map eliminates two of the state’s majority Black voting districts. As Valerie Crowder reports, critics say the plan has political motivations beyond just redistricting.

A parental rights bill seeks to keep parents in the loop if anything changes at school regarding their child’s mental, emotional, or physical well-being. Gina Jordan reports it has the attention of those concerned about LGBTQ rights.

Lots of Florida lawmakers seemed determined to second-guess local school boards when it comes to policy and governance. That is roiling this year’s lawmaking session and veteran education reporter Lynn Hatter breaks down some of the underlying motivations.

The Department of Education will allow the Jefferson County School District to regain oversight of its school system after five years of charter school control. As Sarah Mueller explains, the abrupt new development comes on the heels of a failed effort to find another charter school operator for the district.