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 […]
Mission Accomplished- Roadtrip To Florida Schools Where Poor Kids Excel
A few months ago I got really annoyed and decided to go out on a mission. I wanted to find schools in our state who were doing it. Schools that are somehow able to educate kids at a high level regardless of their very real life circumstances which should hinder them from academically achieving as much as […]
Yeah, I’m Calling Out One-Sided Reactions on Top 10 High School Rankings Today!
I’m so mad I could spit nails. Today US News and World Report released the 2017 Ranking on Top Public High Schools. And all of a sudden every one is all aglow about charters dominating the list. Listen, I’m all for charter schools. I’m all for ANY quality school that meets my child’s needs and believes they can […]
I’m Headed Out On a Mission to Find Who’s Really Educating Poor Kids in Florida
I’m tired of hearing about the achievement gap and the expectation gap, and the brown-kids and poor-kids left behind gap. Seriously. All I hear about are public schools failing our kids, especially kids of color and poor kids (which strongly correlates). It just can’t be that simple. After all, I’ve seen some pretty bad private and charter […]