VOUCHERS: Gov. Ron DeSantis visits a Tampa private Christian school to reiterate his support for legislation to expand school vouchers in Florida. “Parents should be in the driver’s seat” when it comes to their children’s education, he told the audience.
FREE SPEECH: Gov. DeSantis calls upon state universities to adopt policies to allow for all viewpoints to be discussed freely on campus, even ones people might “loathe.”
CHARTER SCHOOLS: Plato Academies, one of the Tampa Bay area’s largest charter school groups, severs ties with its longtime management company. • The Clermont City Council appeals a court decision that overturned a permit it issued for a charter school, the Daily Commercial reports.
LABOR NEWS: Pasco County teachers reach a tentative contract deal with the district after