Florida bill would allow superintendents to hire armed school safety employees

HB 19 School Safety Click to follow HB 19 General Bill   by Steube (CO-SPONSORS) Diaz, M.; Eagle; Raburn; Renuart School Safety: Permits school superintendent, with approval of the school board, to authorize school safety designee to carry concealed weapon or firearm on school property; provides requirements for school safety designees; provides exception to prohibition on…

Legislation: HB 7031 removes references to “common core,” keeps common core standards. How did your rep vote?

May 14, 2014 HB 7031 was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott. The legislation removed references to the term “Common Core” from state law; However, the state standards, based on Common Core, essentially remain in place. The bill revised the definition of the term “Next Generation Sunshine State Standards,” the state’s public K-12 curricular standards.” In the…