He also demands funds be slashed for schools teaching “critical race theory, gender ideology or other inappropriate racial, sexual or political content.”
The Florida Board of Education approved training with vague language that critics worry will force educators to avoid books on race and LGBTQ people.
The new program will help schools pay for meals by raising $100 million a year through tax increases on those making more than $300,000 a year.
HB 1467, which went into effect July 1, requires school books to be pre-approved by state-certified media specialists who won't be trained until next year.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public school football coach who sought to pray on the field after games.
“The attempt to cloak book bans and censorship as a parent issue is not working,” said American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten.
The anti-transgender law passed in Iowa’s House Chamber last week and cleared the Iowa Senate on a 31–17 vote.
Teachers worry about the chilling effect the bill could have on LGBTQ students who need support.
In a narrow vote, the California city's school board decided to close seven schools and merge others over two years in the majority Black and Latinx district.
The Republican governor has issued an order allowing the parents of public-school students to choose whether their children wear masks at school.