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Governor DeSantis Offers $5k Bonus to Law Enforcement Willing to Relocate to Florida, Vaccinated or Not

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Appearing on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” with host Maria Bartiromo, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced he plans to offer $5,000 signing bonuses to any law enforcement officers who relocate to Florida.

The proposal comes as law enforcement personnel across the country are fighting back against vaccine mandates imposed by liberal leadership. DeSantis says his offer is good for all officers, vaccinated or unvaccinated.

“We’re actually actively working to recruit out-of-state law enforcement. We do have needs in our police and our sheriff’s departments. So, in the next legislative session, I’m going to hopefully sign legislation that gives a $5,000 bonus to any out-of-state law enforcement that relocates in Florida” said DeSantis.

“NYPD [New York], Minneapolis, Seattle, if you’re not being treated well, we will treat you better here. You can fill important needs for us, and we will compensate you as a result” he added. “Nobody should lose their job based off these injections. It’s a choice you can make, but we want to make sure we’re protecting your jobs and your livelihood.”

DeSantis confirmed his position on Monday saying, “we are looking to capitalize off a lot of communities across our country who have turned their back on law enforcement, who aren’t providing them the support.”

Last week DeSantis made headlines after he posted a graphic to his Twitter account playing off the “Don’t Tread On Me” Gadsden flag, with an alligator instead of a timber rattlesnake, and the words “DON’T TREAD ON FLORIDA.” DeSantis’ signature was underneath the phrase.

Over a third of Chicago’s roughly 13,000-member police force has defied the vaccine mandates by not reporting their vaccination status in the government’s database. The Massachusetts state’s police union estimated at least 150 officers will resign over the mandate. The New York City Police Benevolent Association has filed a lawsuit due to the mandates.

Patrick Yoes, president of the National Fraternal Order of Police wrote in a letter to officers, “as an organization that prides itself on protecting the freedoms afforded to us by the U.S. Constitution, we are vehemently opposed to any suggestion of a vaccine mandate from any organization, employer or government agency. “

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  1. Jasonn

    November 5, 2021 at 9:25 am

    America needs more thinking leaders like Governor DeSantis.

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Remote Learning Lowered Test Scores in Every State; Minority Students Hit the Worst

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A paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) shows remote learning has had a negative impact on students’ test scores in every state. Not only were students across the country affected, minority students were impacted the most.

According to the publication, remote learning led to declines in test scores for English and math, when compared to scores of students who went to schools with more in-person learning. “Our research shows that test score losses are significantly larger in districts with less in-person learning,” said Emily Oster, professor of economics at Brown University.

“This suggests, yes, that virtual learning was – and is – less effective than in-person learning, at least as measured by school-based testing” added Oster. “Passing rates in math declined by 14.2 percentage points on average; we estimate this decline was 10.1 percentage points smaller for districts fully in-person,” the study found.

The research combined “district-level schooling mode data from the 2020-21 school year,” “district-level test score data from 2015 to 2021” and “demographic data from the NCES,” according to the study.

Data was collected from students in third to eighth grades in 12 states: Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Score declines showed variations by state, as well. Virginia “which had the most complete virtual learning time, along with Colorado, saw an almost 32% drop on math test scores in the 2020-21 school year when compared to the 2018-19 school year” reports Tampa Free Press.

Wyoming, however, “which had the most in-person learning, along with Florida, saw just a 2.3% drop in English, the study found.”

“Changes in English Language Arts (ELA) were smaller than math scores overall, but drops in scores were greater in districts with larger black and Hispanic populations and students eligible for free and reduced lunch prices” reports Tampa Free Press.

“Districts that have a larger share of black and Hispanic students and less in-person schooling also saw a greater decline in ELA test scores than those with more in-person schooling. “

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