Manny Diaz, Jr. leading state Education Department for another term

Manny Diaz, Jr. leading state Education Department for another term

Five months after he was first named the state’s Education Commissioner, Manny Diaz, Jr. has been tapped to stay on another term, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday.

Diaz has been an influential voice on state education policy since he was first elected to the House in 2012 and then moved to the Senate in 2018. The Miami area resident took a pass on re-election to the Senate and joined the DeSantis administration as Education Commissioner in June.

Wednesday, the Governor tweeted a montage of some key moments since Diaz assumed the leading role at the state’s Education Department.

“Manny Diaz is an advocate for our parents, teachers and schools,” the tweet said. “He has worked with me to k...

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