Florida Gov. Ron Desantis Signs Bill Permitting College Students To Record Professors In Class


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a new bill that will, among other things, allow college students to use recordings of their college professors’ lectures as evidence in complaints about political bias to the university.

Per HB 233, students “may record video or audio of class lectures for their own personal educational use, in connection with a complaint to the public institution of higher education where the recording was made, or as evidence in, or in preparation for, a criminal or civil proceeding.”

Students, however, are still required to get permission from their professors to record the lecture.

Ophelie Jacobson, a Campus Reform Correspondent and student at the University of Florida, said the bill “will provide transparency to taxpayers in Florida.”

“Floridians want to know they are funding institutions that live up to the standard of raising the next generation of open-minded leaders and thinkers, and right now, our state colleges and universities are not living up to that standard,” Jacobson said in a statement to Fox News.

“My peers have lost the ability to critically think and analyze different viewpoints because ot… (Read more)

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