Building a Contentious Legislative Education Train...

Mar 20, 2016

The Florida legislative session is over. Anyone following the Legislature knows it finished on time with the House and Senate working remarkably well together. The Legislature agreed on an $82 billion budget that increased...

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Don’t Rob Public School Construction Funding To Give To Privately Run Charters...

Feb 27, 2016

The Florida Legislature, particularly the House, is hell-bent on pushing its charter school facility funding and expansion agenda at the expense of the state’s traditional public schools. Let me be perfectly clear. I don’t...

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Florida This Week for February 12, 2016

Feb 12, 2016

“This week: Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio battle each other for supremacy; The state legislative session reaches the halfway point; The house moves to give more construction money to charter schools – and to...

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School Repair Funding Gets a Needed Boost...

May 3, 2014

Good news from the Florida Legislature! In some final budget wrangling, the House and Senate settled their differences and agreed on increased state funding for building and repairs of Florida’s public schools. In the...

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