This Week in South Florida: Manny Diaz Jr.

Education is front and center in Florida politics, and the state’s new Education Commissioner, as of Friday, is at the tip of the spear.

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Education is front and center in Florida politics, and the state’s new Education Commissioner, as of Friday, is at the tip of the spear.

That man is Florida State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.

He is a Republican from Hialeah who was confirmed into his new role on Friday.

Diaz joined This Week in South Florida host Glenna Milberg, and their conversation can be seen at the top of this page.


About the Author:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."