US Secretary Of Education Miguel Cardona Responds To Threats From Gov. DeSantis, Education Commissioner CorcoranThe US Secretary of Education Miguel A. Cardona sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran saying it stands with the educators who are working to safely re-open schools and keep in-person learning safe.
State Education Commissioner Issues Warning After Broward Mask VoteMasks will be mandatory for the start of school next week in Broward County.
Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran Ramps Up Threat to School Officials Over MasksState Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is looking to enforce Gov. Ron DeSantis’ threat to withhold the salaries of school officials in Alachua and Leon counties if they don’t comply with a state rule aimed at allowing parents to decide whether children wear masks in school.
Florida State University Picks Three Finalists For President; Corcoran OutFlorida's Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran has been passed over in the hunt for Florida State University's new president.
As Florida Grapples With Coronavirus Pandemic, State Education Commissioner Says Distance Learning Will ContinueFlorida students will be able to continue to learn remotely through the second half of the school year as the state grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said Wednesday.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says He’s ‘Supportive Of Parents Having The Option Of Distance Learning’Gov. Ron DeSantis joined Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran in a roundtable discussion about reopening schools.
Stoneman Douglas Commission To Get Update On Florida School Safety EffortsA statewide commission created in response to last year’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will get an update on the number of Florida schools that are not complying with school-safety laws.
Education Commissioner Condemns Holocaust Comments Made By Reassigned S. Fla. School PrincipalFlorida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Wednesday condemned a former Boca Raton high school principal’s refusal to say that the Holocaust was “factual,” joining other critics as the backlash against the Palm Beach County school official continues to intensify.
Florida School ‘Guardian’ Program Allowing Armed Teachers Is GrowingAn executive order signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis in February helped increase the number of counties participating in a controversial “guardian” program that allows school staff members to be armed on campus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said Thursday.
Florida House Passes Major School Vouchers ProgramTwo decades after then-Gov. Jeb Bush started a broad push for school choice, the Florida House on Tuesday approved a closely watched expansion that will provide vouchers to thousands of children to attend private schools.
DeSantis Appoints Richard Corcoran Education CommissionerGov.-elect Ron DeSantis is piecing together his administration and has selected former House Speaker Richard Corcoran, (R-Land O’ Lakes) to be appointed education commissioner.
DeSantis Announces Picks For Education, Emergency ManagementFlorida Republican Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis has been keeping very busy as we get closer to 2019.
NRA Rips Florida House Speaker Over Gun Control LawsThe National Rifle Association is criticizing Florida's Republican House Speaker Richard Corcoran for his comments lauding the passage of gun control legislation and accusing him of "betrayal."
Florida May Hand Out School Vouchers To Bullied StudentsA new way of dealing with bullies could be coming from Tallahassee.
Florida House Speaker Says He Saw Misconduct By LegislatorsThe issue of sexual misconduct in politics continues to have light shed upon it.