Florida: Where Every Teacher is Above Average

Florida: Where Every Teacher is Above Average

A new national report just came out and Florida, you should really give yourself a firm handshake and a pat on the back. No, not because you scored “green” across the board, suggesting you’ve held to high standards for teacher evaluations. You deserve praise for an...
Florida’s Education Prospects Look Sunny In Latest Report

Florida’s Education Prospects Look Sunny In Latest Report

Last week, I took my car into the dealership for a minor repair and started working from the waiting room. A young salesman came in, presumably on his break, and started chatting me up. He couldn’t have been older than 25.  When I told him I worked in education policy...
Why DeSantis’ Private School Choice Plan Just Might Work

Why DeSantis’ Private School Choice Plan Just Might Work

If you care about helping kids from lower-income families get a good education or if you simply want your own kids to have access higher quality schools, then Gov. Ron DeSantis’ recent announcements should get your attention. In just the last few weeks he’s made a lot...