The rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act successfully passed through the U.S. House of Representatives by an overwhelming 359-64 vote on Thursday, but despite its bipartisan support from national lawmakers, not everyone is happy with some of the rewrite’s repercussions.
Put down those cell phones and save your texting and web surfing for later -- texting while driving could become a primary offense if legislation from two Republican lawmakers passes through the Florida Legislature this year.
A group of Florida parents is joining forces with 200 other parent groups across the country to fight against a 2015 overhaul of the No Child Left Behind Act set to be voted on by Congress this week.
Massachusetts, the state widely lauded as the leader in national education, is backing away from the controversial Common Core State Standards by dumping an assessment test closely aligned with the standards in favor of its own state-designed standardized test.
Florida’s Commissioner of Education could become an elected position rather than an appointed one if a new bill passes through the Florida Legislature this year.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., signed his name to a Florida group’s pledge to officially end the Common Core State Standards should he be elected president, according to a release sent to Sunshine State News.
A House committee killed off a bill to shift the burden of proof in Stand Your Ground cases earlier this week and the National Rifle Association isn’t too pleased with the committee, calling the 6-6 tie vote a “betrayal” to law-abiding gun owners.
Most Republican presidential candidates have come out against the controversial Common Core State Standards, but not all of them have gotten onboard with one Florida group’s pledge to officially repeal the standards should they win the 2016 presidential race.
A bill to legalize open carry in Florida squeezed through a House subcommittee Wednesday, passing by a narrow vote of 7-6.
A House committee killed off a bill which would make it easier for Floridians to claim self defense in Stand Your Ground cases on Tuesday, leaving the bill’s future up in the air.