Parental Rights in Education Law

FL Education Commissioner Defends Ban on Discussing Gender Identity: ‘We’re Sticking to the Standards’

Florida Commissioner of Education Manny Díaz Jr. on Thursday defended the Florida Board of Education rule seeking to prohibit classroom discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity for children through grade 12, explaining that they are “sticking to the standards,” which “don’t incorporate gender ideology or any of these theories in math, social studies, reading or anything else.”

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22 Key Moments from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2022

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) had quite a year, wrapping it up by winning his reelection bid in a landslide victory. And that 1.5 million voter-plus victory followed a year of key accomplishments, moments, and events in the Sunshine State.

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Disney Sued by Investor Claiming Company’s Fight with DeSantis over Florida’s Anti-Grooming Law Created ‘Far-Reaching Financial Risks’

A Disney investor has sued the company in an attempt to uncover internal records related to Disney’s fight with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) over the state’s anti-grooming Parental Rights in Education law. Investor Kenneth Simone sued Disney this week in a Delaware chancery court, claiming Disney “created far-reaching financial risks” for itself and its shareholders through its public attacks on the legislation.

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Buttigieg: Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Law Will ‘Kill Kids’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Friday on ABC’s “The View” that “he’s right” when asked if he agrees with his husband Chasten Buttigieg’s quote that the “Don’t Say Gay” law “will kill kids” while discussing Florida’s recently passed “Parental Rights in Education” law.