Fla. governor is considering ‘accountability’ for Broward school board members

January 31, 2019 | South Florida Sun Sentinel

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is considering suspending Broward School Board members over the Parkland shooting and hopes to make a decision in the next few weeks.

DeSantis said Wednesday he does not think he has the authority to suspend the appointed superintendent, Robert Runcie, but he is exploring whether he could take action with regard to members of the School Board.

Two School Board members said they were surprised to hear their jobs might be on the line. One said she was not. All three defended their actions. The other six could not immediately be reached for comment.

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