Episode 487

Truants

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October 8th, 2021

17 mins 4 secs

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Also on today’s Sunrise:

— The Broward Teachers’ Union launched a district-wide door-to-door canvassing effort to find nearly 11,000 students missing from their roster due to the pandemic.

— Gov. Ron DeSantis shares his views on the judicial branch during the formal welcome of Justice John Couriel to the Florida Supreme Court.

— Environmental advocates say more needs to be done to protect the Apalachicola River.

— Today’s Sunrise interview features Anna Fusco, president of Broward Teachers’ Union, with a remarkable story of how they’ve gathered volunteers to go door-to-door to find thousands of students who’ve dropped off the radar completely when in-person schooling resumed.

— Also, Managing Attorney for the Florida Office of EarthJustice, Tania Galloni talks about their latest appeal in ongoing “Tri-State Water Wars,” alleging that the U.S. The Army Corps of Engineers failed to properly consider environmental impacts through the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River System.