Florida law requiring schools inquire about student mental health raises privacy concerns

A question about mental health service referrals on new student registration forms is raising concerns about privacy and worsening the stigma of mental illness.  The new question is part of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, passed by the Legislature in the wake of the mass shooting earlier this year. Read More

RECORD EDITORIAL: Amendment 8: Smoke & mirrors

It’s hard to imagine how toxic Florida’s political landscape might be today, had its legislature and governor been free to act over the past decade without the oversight of the judicial.  Certainly Democrats tested their limits back when they were in power. But the GOP has pushed legislative trickery to all new levels. Read More