American Federation for Children Congratulates Richard Corcoran on Confirmation as Florida Education Commissioner

Today, the Florida Board of Education unanimously approved Richard Corcoran as the next Education Commissioner after being appointed by Governor-elect Ron DeSantis. The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, released the following statement:

John Kirtley, Vice Chairman of the American Federation for Children:

“Richard Corcoran has been a steadfast champion for Florida families by advocating to give them access to all K-12 educational options, and we congratulate him on his confirmation as Florida’s Commissioner of Education. He will continue to expand upon the legacy of accomplishments from his time as Speaker of the House, from his predecessors at the Department of Education, and of Florida’s governors Jeb Bush and Rick Scott who have boldly expanded public and private school choice programs for millions of Florida’s lower-income families.”