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Just months after the Florida Legislature expanded the state's Best and Brightest bonus program, and formally added it into law, Rep. Loranne Ausley has filed a bill to repeal the controversial system. With two short lines, HB 6061 would completely do away with the sections of statute...Read More →
"In part two of our look at the top litigation expected in 2018, a new law that’s drawing fire from most of Florida’s 67 public school districts is expected to remain prominent after the legislative session begins this week. Mention House Bill 7069 to a school administrator or teacher, and...Read More →
The state’s largest teachers’ union is taking aim at a massive education bill making its way through the Florida House of Representatives, saying the sweeping legislation would “starve” Florida schools and cause students to suffer. On Monday, the Florida Education Association launched a...Read More →
Allowing unaccountable private schools to open in the backyard of Florida's most deserving public schools is unacce… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
Despite originally touting it as a "landmark reform," two legislators have filed bills to remove the requirement th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
Florida's lawmakers have a chance to help public schools. Instead, they're shaping the Florida Constitution around… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
The Florida Legislature thinks teachers should be rewarded for their college entrance exam scores instead of their… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
House Bill 7069 threatens the independence of Florida's public schools. County school boards are fighting back.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
The Florida Legislature continues to put its best foot and funding forward for charter and private school scholarsh… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
The House reviewed a bill Thursday morning that will require slightly stricter oversight for unaccountable private… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
"The time is long overdue to remind lawmakers who want to divert education funds into private and corporate hands t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
Florida’s controversial teacher merit-pay law could be scaled backagain in coming months, as some state lawmakers think student test scores should no longer play into teacher evaluations. Proposals filed by two Republican lawmakers would unwind part of what the GOP once touted as one of its...Read More →
"Florida’s controversial teacher merit-pay law could be scaled back again in coming months, as some state lawmakers… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
We should be investing in eliminating bullying for good- not ushering students away from their public schools… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
“Today we are asking lawmakers to stand up to Speaker Corcoran and for our children, for our teachers and for our p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
It's a debate worth about $26.9 billion, and involves the most fundamental, nagging question surrounding Florida's education system: What does Florida owe its students in public education? And it begins today — at least this year's rendition. The Florida House's...Read More →
Florida's top lawmakers are fighting for private and voucher-operated schools by once again using state funding for… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
"The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul could affect everything from how parents pay for private schools to the amount of m… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?