Partisan School Board Elections

In a series of education initiatives Monday, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed to further politicize local school board elections — a way to get more conservatives on those boards that oversee Florida’s massive public education system.

That means that Floridians would go into a voting booth to pick their preferred school board candidate and see either an ‘R’ for Republican, ‘D’ for Democrat or other political parties, even though the role has historically been nonpartisan.

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