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Florida to Award $3,000 Bonus to Teachers Who Complete New Civics Education Training

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the creation of the Florida Seal of Excellence, a new professional credential for educators in civics education, during a press conference at BridgePrep Academy of Orange in Orlando, Florida. The credential is part of an additional $106 million the state will award for civics education, $65…

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State Rep. Daisy Morales Applauds Historic Street Name Change Honoring Roberto Clemente

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – From slavery to self-sacrifice: Roberto Clemente’s legacy is now rooted in Florida House District 48 twofold–both on a middle school and now a street–edging out the longtime presence and name of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando City Commissioner Tony Ortiz unveiled the Roberto Clemente Road street…

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Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis Shares Vision of ‘Bright Future’ for Florida at Education Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis invited business leaders to share his office’s vision of a bright future for Florida’s education and workforce during the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday. “At the Lottery, our mission is simple: to be able…

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Charlie Crist Rips DeSantis During Voting Rights Tour Stop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman and Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s statewide Voting Rights Tour stopped in east Orlando to discuss Florida GOP’s road blocks on democracy. “Doesn’t seem like the governor’s an expert on elections,” Congressman Crist quipped as he opened the conversation on voting rights with the roundtable guests. “And that’s really a…

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Val Demings Officially Launches U.S. Senate Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Today Val Demings, Orlando’s first female Chief of Police and Congresswoman for Florida’s 10th District launched her campaign to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate against Sen. Marco Rubio. “When you grow up in the South poor, Black and female, you have to have faith in progress and opportunity. My father…

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