Getting to know the first Cuban-American running mate

When it came to choosing his running mate for the Florida governor race, Ron DeSantis chose the well-versed Republican and Cuban-American, Jeanette Nuñez. A Florida International University alumna, Nuñez earned a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and political science. She went on to receive her Masters of Public Administration from there as well. Shortly after … Read more

Florida candidates clash over education

Republican candidate Ron DeSantis released his education plan in September. According to the Miami Herald, DeSantis added the idea of revising classroom textbooks to ensure there’s no “anti-Israel bias.” Chris King, Democrat candidate Andrew Gillum’s running mate, said DeSantis’ new plan is not a problem rather a distraction. He said the only way DeSantis can beat … Read more

Florida education could take a turn with Gillum

Democratic nominee, Andrew Gillum, has made his education proposal a major pillar of his campaign. Florida schools are chronically underfunded, teachers say. Florida ranks 40th in the nation for students’ college-preparedness, according to the U.S. News and World Report. Gillum wants to pump $1 billion into early childhood education and raise teacher salaries to $50,000. … Read more