The major news: Students shared a video of another incident of school violence, in which a kid from St. Johns County beat another student bloodily, on social media. The management of St. Johns school issued a warning against creating and disseminating similar movies. Such regulations are present in many districts, and they claim to safeguard students’ privacy.
It’s in reaction to one that was just reported following a comparable incident in Broward County. Several people in the St. Johns community, including the parents of the attack victim, questioned whether that was the proper course of action.
The mother of the youngster stated, “It’s important for me to be able to have that to demonstrate how my son was abused and couldn’t protect himself, and that nobody in the school came to his help. Continue reading WJXT.
According to the Daytona Beach News-Journal, a school assistant in Flagler County is requesting an injunction against a student who is said to have severely beaten her. An attack was captured on camera by a school security system.
Board politics: According to the Space Coast Rocket, Brevard County School Board member Jennifer Jenkins sued board chairman Matt Susin, alleging that he unlawfully withheld public data.
Challenges to books: According to Flagler Live, committees looked through the book and decided it was suitable, thus it will stay on the shelves of two high schools in Flagler County. • At Brevard County School Board meetings, there are now frequent demonstrations and protests over potential book bans, according to Florida Today.
In a press release, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education stated that there is no book ban in the state. According to the NY Post, DeSantis stated that the objective is to get rid of publications containing filthy sexual material. According to WPTV, the Florida Freedom to Read Project argued that the state’s regulations restrict students’ access to particular genres of literature and constitute censorship.
Bus driver shortage: According to the Panama City News Herald, the Bay County school district will provide recruiting bonuses to new bus drivers as it works to fill open jobs.
Diversity and inclusion: According to the Bradenton Herald, 78 schools in Manatee and Sarasota counties took part in Embracing Our Different Day by reading stories on respect, inclusion, and kindness.
Security: According to WINK, the Lee County school district will look at joining the state’s school guardian program, which permits trained school staff to carry concealed handguns. Story: Tampabay