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Education is key priority for Florida Influencers in 2019

Apr 15, 2019 by

man holding smartphone looking at productivity wall decorWith Florida lawmakers debating the arming of school staff and the sharing of teacher raises to charter school employees, education issues in the Sunshine State stood out as the forefront topic for the 50 respondents to the Miami Herald’s first 2019 Influencers survey.

Nearly 40 percent of our Influencers — leaders from the corporate, non-profit and advocacy spheres — ranked education as the top priority in the state.

Just over a year since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School thrust the issue of gun control to the forefront, gun safety ranked almost dead last among our Influencers — but the ripples of the shooting, including a landmark school safety bill signed in 2018, can be seen in the increased concern about Florida’s pupils.

Source: Education is key priority for Florida Influencers in 2019 | Miami Herald

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