Piling on

Faced With New State Education Laws and Policies, Many Teachers Feel Distrusted

A recent survey reveals low morale among many Sarasota County teachers.

08/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

New Day Rising

Pine View Graduate Zander Moricz Challenged His School and His State Over LGBTQ Rights

Pine View’s decision to censor Moricz's graduation speech if he mentioned his activism brought him national media attention, including profiles in Rolling Stone and on NBC.

06/13/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Canada West to Florida Rehabilitation Council

West, of Sarasota, is the senior vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Division of Vocational Rehab

05/06/2022 By Staff

Politics

Photos: Planned Parenthood's 'Save Roe' Protest in Downtown Sarasota

The rally—a response to leaked documents indicating the Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade—was held at the Sarasota County Administrative Building.

05/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Save the Manatee

DeSantis Announces $30 Million in Funding for Manatee Rescue Programs, Habitat Restoration

More manatees died in 2021 than in any other year on record.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Politics

DeSantis Signs 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Into Law

The bill bans discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools.

03/28/2022 By Megan McDonald