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Schools’ anti-drug campaign, management vote, tax vote, educators honored, logistics school and more

Anti-drug campaign: Florida first lady Casey DeSantis has announced a campaign starting in schools to fight substance abuse by children. The campaign, called “The Facts. Your Future.”, will present scientific information about vaping, opioids and more and offer personal stories from people who have been affected by drug abuse. Just telling students to say no isn’t enough, DeSantis said…

WLRN vote postponed: The Miami-Dade County School Board has delayed making a decision about hiring a manager for the WLRN radio and television stations. District spokeswoman Daisy Gonzalez-Diego said the delay is meant to give the district time “to exercise all due diligence.” The district recommended that the board award the management contract to South Florida PBS…

Tax vote opinion: When asked in October by the Jacksonville City Council to give an opinion on whether the Duval County School Board could sue the council to force it to place a school tax referendum on the ballot, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody responded two weeks later, on Nov. 4, by declining because of “pending litigation.” But school officials said they only found out about Moody’s response this week…