DeSantis Addresses Amanda Gorman’s Book of Poems at Orlando Convention
Governor Ron DeSantis was in Orlando Friday morning and spoke at an education convention.
He discussed the recent decision on a book change at Miami-Dade Public Schools.
The district had moved copies of Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb” from elementary school libraries to middle school libraries.
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The Florida Freedom to Read Project said a parent objected to the poem and claimed it indirectly contained “hate messages”.
DeSantis said he was not responsible for moving the poem book, but the school district must have thought it was more appropriate.
“It’s a book of poems,” he said. ” I never heard of it. I have nothing to do with any of this.
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