Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has an excellent idea for education and public schools.
He is proposing a plan that would recruit veterans, retired police, paramedics, and other first responders and public servants to become school teachers.
This would be a great antidote to the woke problems being suffered by the parents and students at so many schools.
We need more people with real world experience to become teachers in America.
Breitbart News reports:
Ron DeSantis Announces Initiatives to Recruit Teachers in Florida
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday announced a series of initiatives his administration will prioritize in the next legislative session which are designed to recruit more teachers in the Sunshine State, including specific efforts to help hometown heroes become educators.
DeSantis briefly went over the strides his administration has made in the education sector since he took office, which include taking great steps towards prioritizing American civics in the classroom.
“…making sure that people, students have an understanding of what it means to be an American. Understanding where our rights come from. Understanding how the Constitution is structured. Understanding how all those ideas have been important in various periods of American history, from the American revolution, through the Civil War, World War 2, Civil rights movement, through the Cold War,” DeSantis explained before detailing upcoming initiatives to recruit teachers.
“We are proposing, first, a Governor’s recruitment program focusing on our heroes,” he said.
“In addition to recruiting retired military veterans, we also want to include first responders, law enforcement EMTs, paramedics, [and] firefighters who have their bachelor’s degree to become teachers and bring their leadership and wisdom into the classroom,” he said, noting that they will “waive the exam fees,” with bonuses available for those signing up under the program.
See the video below:
In Florida, we believe veterans have a wealth of knowledge and experience they can bring to the classroom, so we created a new program to help veterans become teachers.
We stand by our veterans and want them in our classrooms. pic.twitter.com/PlDIb3lz8w
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) August 11, 2022
This is a fantastic idea.