August 13, 2020
By: Staff Report
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Governor DeSantis addressed Floridians on reopening of schools and
“I know this is a challenging time and I want to personally thank all of our teachers and administrators who have worked so hard to provide these opportunities for our kids. I know parents across Florida appreciate it too,” said DeSantis.
Governor DeSantis said, “Thank you for helping to keep society moving forward – to give kids the opportunity to learn – and to bring families what many want more than anything – a sense of normalcy. The students are excited too.”
Staci Wignall, a second-grade teacher from Baker county, reports that she enjoyed one of the best first days of school in her career.
“To our parents – you deserve the choice of in-person instruction or distance learning and I’m glad that so many school districts are making this vision a reality.”
“To our teachers and school administrators – thank you for refusing to let obstacles stand in the way of providing opportunities for our kids. This has been a difficult time, but I believe your hard work will do more than you know to get our society back on its feet.”
“To our kids – we are here for you. We want you to learn. We want you to compete in sports. We want you to participate in activities. You are the future of Florida.”
“To all Floridians – thank you for doing all you have done to follow state health guidelines. It is making a difference.”
The full address can be seen here:
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