The Real Reason Closing Bad Schools is Risky

The Real Reason Closing Bad Schools is Risky

Not that I expect a lot from the TV news media, ever, but the first paragraph of a recent WCTV story struck a nerve: “A controversial new bill was signed by Gov. Rick Scott last week. The bill, HB 7069, puts failing public schools at risk for getting closed or going...
For the sake of kids in need, please sign HB7069

For the sake of kids in need, please sign HB7069

Very soon Governor Scott will have the opportunity to sign HB 7069, an education bill that my family desperately needs. I hope that for the sake of other families like ours, the Governor will sign this bill. Our twins, now in 7th grade, were born extremely premature...
A Parent’s Guide to the Changes Coming to Florida Schools

A Parent’s Guide to the Changes Coming to Florida Schools

  Let’s just start with the bottom line: Florida lawmakers passed a big education bill Monday that is mostly good for kids: It protects recess for elementary students, reduces state tests for high schoolers, and most importantly brings hope to many families stuck...