In ‘unprecedented’ move, Gov. DeSantis gets involved in school board races, backs 3 local candidates

In ‘unprecedented’ move, Gov. DeSantis gets involved in school board races, backs 3 local candidates

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Gov. Ron DeSantis is getting more involved in local school board races across the state by endorsing candidates.

He released a survey recently gauging candidates’ stances on face masks, charter schools, critical race theory and more.

The survey is essentially a litmus test for any school board hopeful who wants to secure Gov. DeSantis’s endorsement.

The pledge specifically says the candidate will, “Reject lockdowns, increase teacher pay, and reject critical race theory.”

The online survey checks where candidates stand on hot-button issues raised by the DeSantis administration over the last two years.

Though the website makes clear that just by taking the survey the candi...

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