Education

Black News Channel
3 Views · 3 months ago

The Florida Department of Education announced that taxpayer funds can no longer be used to promote diversity, equity and inclusion on Florida's 28 state college campuses, including Palm Beach State College and Indian River State College.

Black News Channel
6 Views · 3 months ago

Florida Board of Education restricts DEI initiatives at community colleges

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Black News Channel
3 Views · 3 months ago

A bill that would ban colleges and universities in Florida from using funds to promote diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives is one step closer to becoming a law.

Gov. Ron DeSantis says DEI initiatives and the teaching of critical race theory are being used to push a political agenda.

“It’s using the administrative apparatus of the university to impose an ideological agenda," DeSantis said in a round table discussion Monday.

One concern that has been voiced online is that the proposed law would shut down Black and multicultural student-led organizations, like sororities or fraternities. The bill’s author, Rep. Alex Andrade, says that's not the case.

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Black News Channel
2 Views · 3 months ago

Following Gov. Ron DeSantis signing into law controversial diversity equity and inclusion legislation, some Florida Atlantic University students worry campuses across the state won’t be as welcoming for everyone.