This post originally appeared on Sunshine State News If you care about school choice in Florida, watch out for Andrew Gillum. In the debate last week, Gillum told the moderator he is not looking to defund charter schools. “I’m not proposing any change to the current status quo,” he said before quickly pivoting to the […]
Florida’s Poorest Students Are Among the Nation’s Highest Achieving, So Why Won’t DeVos Approve Their State Plan?
It looks like the feds are having a hard time figuring out what to do with Florida. After California and Utah’s education plans were approved last week, Florida is now the only state that still hasn’t gotten the green light. Florida officials sent in their first attempt at the federally required school accountability plan back […]
Every Tuesday I share some key stuff I wish, as a parent, someone would just place right in my hand. I don’t want to search for it, or read a bunch of packets. Honestly, who has the time? You get them on Tuesdays because, at least for me, life is just too hectic on Mondays. It also gives you enough time to do […]
Accountability May Be Hard for Legislators, But It’s Pretty Clear for Parents. Respect Me as a Consumer Who Has Choices.
I was 14 when I came to this country and entered high school. It wasn’t until my senior year that I learned I had completed all my required course load early. I had no idea I could have participated in dual-enrollment, or even started college one year earlier. In this instance, the system failed me. Fast forward […]