After gaining conservative majorities across Florida, school board members supported by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) are beginning to remove school superintendents.
New board members have decided to move quickly with reform, having only recently taken their seats. Several school districts have either voted to remove or have forced out their superintendents, in line with the “major reset” DeSantis-backed school board candidates Bridget Ziegler and April Carney described to Breitbart News after winning their elections.
“We had a wave in school districts that spit in parents’ faces,” state Rep. Randy Fine (R) said. “And now the people who did that are gone.”
The Sarasota County School Board, upon which Ziegler sits after winning reelection August 23, started the severance negotiation process with its superintendent, Brennan Asplen.READ MORE