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HB 25 has come back with a vengeance, just one committee vote away from a full House vote. If passed, most unions w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
"Too often, poor and minority students get used as moral bludgeons on behalf of profiteers on the order of, well, t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
The spring testing window will start as scheduled but will run for a week longer to allow for schools to set their… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
H.O.P.E.: Mr. Johnson
The Florida Education Association (FEA) is shining a spotlight on Florida's public school teachers by releasing a video series known as H.O.P.E. or Heroes of ...
“This is definitely political. This is about silencing a voice. We have been politically active. We speak up. We sp… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
A busy 2017 hurricane season kept hundreds of thousands of Florida students out of school for days, if not weeks, this past fall. First came closures in anticipation of Irma. Then came the extended time off to allow schools time to clean up, and staffs to return from evacuation. Districts...Read More →
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart told a Senate budget panel Thursday that funding would be “woefully short” next year if lawmakers do not use an increase in property tax collections to support schools. Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget for 2018-2019 includes a $200 increase in per-student...Read More →
Public employees could see their unions put out of business if they don’t maintain at least a 50 percent membership. Unions say the idea has more to do with politics than good government. It is unions, more often than not, that bring hundreds of people to the State Capitol to rally against...Read More →
Very often, people who express doubts about the value of public charter schools are criticized for being unsympathetic to minority and poor students that these schools allegedly are designed to help. (That the charter movement is awash in fraud and deceit, to say nothing of educational and...Read More →
A bill opponents describe as "union-busting" legislation meant to target Florida's public school teachers is back again after facing defeat in the Florida Legislature. Bills such as House Bill 25, by Republican Rep. Scott Plakon of Longwood, are being introduced in legislatures across the...Read More →
“Should property taxes increase as we expect they will, that allows us to be able to increase this budget to histor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?
During the school year, our kids spend more time with their teachers than they do with their parents. Since teach… twitter.com/i/web/status/9?