It’s Florida’s politicians, not teachers, who are trying to indoctrinate schoolchildren
Ron DeSantis on Dec. 16, 2020. - Amy Beth Bennett / South Florida Sun Sentinel/South Florida Sun Sentinel/TNS

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Republicans are about to pull off a whitewash for the ages. They are poised to implement a new rule this week that they say is designed to keep teachers from “indoctrinating” students. In other words, teachers are the enemy. “You have to police them on a daily basis” to prevent this insidious conspiracy, Florida Secretary of Education Richard Corcoran said with a straight face during a speech last month at a conservative college in Michigan. That’s the stunning level of disrespect — and intimidation — of teachers to which Florida has sunk. What Corcoran is referri...