Last week, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre decided to lash out at Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis after the state Education Department rejected an advanced placement course on African American studies crafted by the College Board.

8-Year Term Limits Proposed For Florida School Boards

A day after Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed the idea, a House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would impose eight-year term limits on county school-board members.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (TFP File Photo)

A day after Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed the idea, a House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would impose eight-year term limits on county school-board members.

Rep. Alex Rizo, R-Hialeah, filed the proposal (HB 477) for consideration during the annual legislative session, which will start March 7.

Lawmakers last year passed a measure that included 12-year term limits for school board members.

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During an appearance Monday in Jacksonville, DeSantis said, “12 years is better than nothing, but I think we can do better.”

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