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Judge puts Miami-Dade Expressway Authority in driver’s seat

Miami Today 06 Jul 2022
“What we have here clearly is its politics, pure power politics, that some people in Tallahassee want to control everything in the state, every local government, every school board, and the best thing we got to Dade County is we have Home Rule, and thanks to the Constitution, and ...
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Tallahassee federal courthouse named for Judge Joseph Woodrow Hatchett after partisan delay

Daytona Beach News-Journal 05 Jul 2022
Judge Hatchett finally has his Tallahassee courthouse ... Hatchett was a 1959 Florida A&M University Law School graduate who because of Jim Crow laws could not take lunch or stay overnight in the hotel where the Florida Bar exam was administered ... Rubio, Scott sign on to naming Tallahassee federal courthouse for Judge HatchettMark Woods.
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Florida teachers alarmed by state’s infusing religion, downplaying race in civics training: “It’s going to ...

The Virginian-Pilot 05 Jul 2022
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Several South Florida high school educators are alarmed that a new state civics initiative designed to prepare students to be “virtuous citizens” is infused with a Christian and conservative ideology after a three-day training session in Broward County last week ... ___Fighting ‘leftist ideologies’ in school.
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‘Don’t say gay’ law takes effect in Florida as school district personnel work through details, rules

Penn Live 04 Jul 2022
But an Orange County Public Schools workshop on the new law held last month — one that district attorneys admitted “caused more confusion than clarity” — showcased the worries many educators have about the new legislation ... OCPS said it would provide more direction to its schools once that information is sent from Tallahassee.
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Florida school district adopts new policy to out LGBTQ students in PE classes.

Democratic Underground 03 Jul 2022
After three hours of fiery public debate, the Leon County School Board unanimously approved its "LGBTQ Inclusive School Guide" Tuesday night ... https.//www.tallahassee.com/story/news/education/2022/06/29/leon-county-school-board-approves-lgbtq-guide-dont-say-gay-moms-for-liberty-parental-rights/7765205001/.
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As ‘don’t say gay’ law takes effect in Florida, confusion reigns over classroom rules

Finger Lakes Times 03 Jul 2022
But an Orange County Public Schools workshop on the new law held last month — one that district attorneys admitted “caused more confusion than clarity” — showcased the worries many educators have about the new legislation ... OCPS said it would provide more direction to its schools once that information is sent from Tallahassee.
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Conservative Hillsdale College is helping DeSantis reshape Florida education

Tampa Bay Times 02 Jul 2022
TALLAHASSEE — The spotlight was on Florida Gov ... He also touted Hillsdale’s “flourishing” network of classical schools in Florida ... The affiliation to Hillsdale can also be helpful to attract more parents, said Barney Bishop, a lobbyist who is a board member at the Tallahassee Classical School, which launched in 2020 with the help of Hillsdale.
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As ‘don’t say gay’ law takes effect, confusion reigns over classroom rules

Orlando Sentinel 02 Jul 2022
But an Orange County Public Schools workshop on the new law held last week — one that district attorneys admitted “caused more confusion than clarity” — showcased the worries many educators have about the new legislation ... OCPS said it would provide more direction to its schools once that information is sent from Tallahassee.
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Kindred: Hoopla! IBCA to celebrate 50 years with reunion/open house

Dispatch Argus 02 Jul 2022
Basketball celebrations typically are spontaneous. The swish of a net beats a buzzer and the place is up for grabs ... Coaches embrace ... There also will be a short program and the informal social will be decorated much like a school gymnasium ... Kristen Gillespie was assigned a semester-long 40-page paper as a high school student in Tallahassee, Florida ... .
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AP News Summary at 2:02 p.m. EDT

Auburnpub dot com 01 Jul 2022
Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region ... Russia took control of Snake Island in the opening days of the war ... AP-NORC poll ... June 26, 2020 Auburn school district ... Enjoy free access to auburnpub.com, courtesy of Cayuga Community College Six pairs of twins and one set of triplets graduating from Auburn High School ... TALLAHASSEE, Fla ... Wade.
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How Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill turned students into activists

Mashable 30 Jun 2022
The 18-year-old activist from Miami, who'd organized a walkout at his high school to protest Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill months earlier, had been chosen to deliver remarks at the Biden Administration's Pride Month celebration ... So in February, Gomez lobbied against the bill in Tallahassee.
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Florida works on ‘parental rights’ rules as fights over the law rage on

Tampa Bay Times 30 Jun 2022
Meanwhile, the Department of Education on Wednesday held a rule making workshop to discuss how it wants school districts to implement the law, WTSP reports. The Leon County School Board adopted a new LGBTQ Inclusive School Guide after three hours of heated debate, the Tallahassee Democrat reports ... School board politics ... Home schooling.
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Hutchison, Herman instrumental in Illinois State's women's athletics growing from Title IX beginnings

Dispatch Argus 30 Jun 2022
Sports wasn't mentioned, but an offshoot was to provide females athletes the same opportunities at schools as their male counterparts ... There was such a surge to start all these girls teams, college and high school both ... Kristen Gillespie was assigned a semester-long 40-page paper as a high school student in Tallahassee, Florida.
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The It Gets Better Project Announces Recipients of $500K Grant Initiative Benefiting LGBTQ+ Youth

Victoria Advocate 28 Jun 2022
LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the It Gets Better Project, the world's largest storytelling effort to uplift LGBTQ+ youth, announced the recipients of their school-based grant initiative, 50 States ... Jackson, MS - Ida B Wells APAC High School Program. A school in Arizona ... Tallahassee, FL – Rickards High School ... A school in Indiana.

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