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...
I Just Have One Question For Common-Core-Hating Conservatives

I Just Have One Question For Common-Core-Hating Conservatives

Somebody literally needs to ask Governor Ron DeSantis this question: Can you give me an example of a specific standard, or maybe a few examples, that highlight the problem you’re trying to solve? My guess? He can’t. I’m not sure anyone can based on the rhetoric I hear...