Florida bills target ‘political loyalty tests’ in colleges
The legislation is aimed at diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at the schools, which Governor Ron DeSantis has targeted as part of a larger package of proposed changes to Florida higher education.
Colleges and universities would be prohibited from “requiring the completion of a political loyalty test or for persons to meet certain qualifications” based on race or ethnicity, the Senate bill states. The legislation would bar the schools from asking current or would-be employees to state support for the idea that the nation’s systems and institutions “are racist, oppressive or otherwise unjust”.
Full report on the Tampa Bay Times site