DeSantis shelves cell phones, TikTok in schools
Saying that social media does “more harm than good,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed education changes that include prohibiting students from using cell phones during class time and curtailing use of the social-media platform TikTok on school grounds.
I-TEAM: Newly released documents reveal which items were flagged as Critical Race Theory in textbooks
The News4JAX I-TEAM is digging through thousands of documents just released by the Florida Department of Education. They reveal what textbook reviewers flagged as Critical Race Theory (CRT) and other prohibited topics which led to the rejection of 54 unpublished math books. Governor DeSantis has targeted Critical Race Theory -- saying the book authors are trying to ‘indoctrinate” Florida students.
Governor DeSantis, wife welcome 3rd child to family
They welcomed a baby girl into the world, Casey DeSantis announced on Monday. “Ron and I are beyond blessed to welcome our new baby girl, Mamie to the world,” the announcement said. “She was the smallest of the bunch, but she is already holding her own,” Casey DeSantis said. “I did not go into the delivery room because I didn’t want to burn PPE,” DeSantis said. “You know, it was kind of a sad thing, but my wife and I both felt that was the right thing to do.