Florida education board ‘permanently’ bans DEI at public universities

The Florida State Board of Education on Wednesday passed a rule to “permanently prohibit” public spending on diversity, equity, and inclusion and public universities.

The board announced its “strict regulations” on DEI to encompass programs, activities, and policies in the Florida College System, which “will ensure that taxpayer funds can no longer be used to promote DEI on Florida’s 28 state college campuses,” according to a press release.

The move is aimed at blocking funding for programs and other endeavors that “categorize individuals based on race or sex for the purpose of differential or preferential treatment.”

“Higher education must return to its essential foundations of academic integrity and the pursuit of knowledge instead of being corrupted by destructive ideologies,” Florida Commissioner of Education Manny Diaz Jr. said. “These actions today ensure that we will not
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