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School librarians and media specialists across Central Florida have to undergo an hour-long training session to help them understand new rules on what can and can’t be in school libraries.
Those rules came about as part of a wave of legislation that Gov. Ron Desantis said are about more transparency in education. That includes the Parental Rights In Education Act and the governor’s so-called “Stop WOKE” Act.
But some Central Florida media specialists think the training, which has to be completed by July, needs to be redone.
School librarians in Florida are now required to undergo specialized state training on the new rules for what can and cannot go in school media centers.
That training was a result of a state law passed last year and finalized last week. Citizens now have an opportunity to weigh in as it%u2019s reviewed by the state school board.