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Florida’s Stop WOKE Act Set to Take Effect on July 1

A controversial new law that prohibits teaching students in public schools about race is set to take effect in Florida on July 1, despite...

Florida Governor Signs Bill Requiring Colleges and Universities to Change Accreditors

This week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill that takes aim at higher education accreditation organizations and faculty tenure in the state.  The...

Judge Allows Florida Colleges to Survey Students, Employees on ‘Intellectual Freedom’

On Friday, a federal judge blocked an emergency request to stop Florida colleges and universities from issuing “intellectual freedom and viewpoint diversity” surveys to...

Florida Governor Refuses to Recognize First Transgender Athlete to Win NCAA...

On Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) issued a proclamation declaring Lia Thomas is not the "rightful winner" of the NCAA women's swimming championship. Thomas,...

University of Florida Blocks Professors From Testifying in Voting Rights Lawsuit

The University of Florida (UF) has prohibited three professors from serving as expert witnesses in a lawsuit against a bill that critics say suppresses...

Florida Governor Approves Controversial Bill on Campus ‘Intellectual Freedom’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a controversial bill Tuesday that requires all state colleges and universities to conduct annual campus-wide surveys on “intellectual...