Fight Against DEI Picks Up Steam Nationwide, Sens. Rubio, Scott, Lee Lead

  • The legislative fight against Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs in education is picking up steam nationwide.
  • U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. introduced the Fairness in Higher Education Accreditation Act,  which would ban accreditation officials from considering an educational institution’s DEI or affirmative action policies when determining accreditation.
  • U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, are helping lead the effort to undo these federally backed requirements for accreditation.