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Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education.
F.S. 1004.6496
1004.6496 Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education.
(1) The Board of Trustees of the University of Florida may use funds as provided in the General Appropriations Act to establish the Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education as an academic unit within the University of Florida. The purpose of the center is to support teaching and research concerning the ideas, traditions, and texts that form the foundations of Western and American civilization.
(2) The goals of the center are to:
(a) Educate university students in core texts and great debates of Western civilization.
(b) Educate university students in the principles, ideals, and institutions of the American political order.
(c) Educate university students in the foundations of responsible leadership and informed citizenship.
(d) Provide programming and training related to civic education and the values of open inquiry and civil discourse to support the K-20 system.
(e) Coordinate with the Florida Institute of Politics created pursuant to s. 1004.6499 and the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom created pursuant to s. 1004.64991 and assist in the curation and implementation of Portraits in Patriotism created pursuant to s. 1003.44.
History.s. 35, ch. 2022-154.