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Social emotional learning (SEL) and what we can do in Florida about it

Have you ever wondered what social emotional learning (SEL) is? SEL has taken the educational policy world by storm. In simple words, SEL is that there is no absolute truth and it tells kids to focus on their feelings. One of the primary ways this is accomplished is...

The Supremacy Clause

What happens when the U.S. Constitution dies? A nation of people united around a Constitutional promise share history, culture, and common ground, but if this promise was disregarded, the united states become nothing more than disjointed territories governed by...

Collier County Commission Unanimously Votes 5-0 Against Deceptive Amendment 4

Commissioners expressed grave concerns about the implications of Amendment 4, arguing that it introduces potential risks and ambiguities that could have far-reaching consequences for our community and state.

La Naturaleza engañosa de la enmienda 4

La alianza ciudadana de Florida se enorgullece de defender la patria potestad y proteger a los niños de Florida. En las elecciones generales de 2024 de noviembre de este año, a los votantes de Florida se les presentará una medida electoral engañosa que...

Nurturing Critical Thinkers: Rethinking Standardized Testing in Education

At its core, education should aim to cultivate individuals who can think critically, solve problems creatively, and adapt to a rapidly changing world. Yet, standardized tests often prioritize rote memorization and regurgitation of facts over the development of these essential skills.

Florida Sues Biden’s Federal Department of Education

It was announced Monday, April 29, 2024, that Florida and several states filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden's Department of Education based on the recent Title IX changes.  These changes made “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” a part of Title IX. It...

The Deceiving Nature of Amendment 4

Florida Citizens Alliance is proud to stand for parental rights and protecting Florida’s children.  On the 2024 general election ballot this November, Florida voters will be presented with a deceptive ballot measure that would enshrine abortion access up until the...

My Time at FLCA: A Reflection Advocating for Education Reform in Florida

A reflection by: Isabelle Clemons As my internship at the Florida Citizen's Alliance (FLCA) comes to a close, I would like to reflect on the experiences, lessons learned, and my vision for the future of education in the Sunshine State. I have had the privilege of...

Collier County Kids First Team Achieves Major Victory

On Monday, April 15th, the Collier County School Board agreed with two textbook reviewers to ask the publishing companies to change the adopted textbooks being purchased.  On February 13, 2024, the Collier County School Board approved new social studies textbooks. ...

What’s In Your Children’s Science Textbook?

Under the direction of Florida Citizens Alliance and our incredibly valued supporters, a science textbook review was conducted to determine whether the textbook publishing companies seeking to have their textbooks adopted by school districts adhere to Florida’s state...
The Supremacy Clause

The Supremacy Clause

What happens when the U.S. Constitution dies? A nation of people united around a Constitutional promise share history, culture, and common ground, but if this promise was disregarded, the united states become nothing more than disjointed territories governed by...

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La Naturaleza engañosa de la enmienda 4

La Naturaleza engañosa de la enmienda 4

La alianza ciudadana de Florida se enorgullece de defender la patria potestad y proteger a los niños de Florida. En las elecciones generales de 2024 de noviembre de este año, a los votantes de Florida se les presentará una medida electoral engañosa que...

read more
Florida Sues Biden’s Federal Department of Education

Florida Sues Biden’s Federal Department of Education

It was announced Monday, April 29, 2024, that Florida and several states filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden's Department of Education based on the recent Title IX changes.  These changes made “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” a part of Title IX. It...

read more