Press Release: Legislature missing the mark on education

FEA: Legislature missing the mark on education TALLAHASSEE – Florida Education Association (FEA) President Joanne McCall expressed concern today that the Legislature was missing an opportunity to make positive strides on reducing standardized testing, retaining [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Legislative Session|

Making ALL Schools a Priority

I have spent many days over the past year visiting public schools throughout Florida that state education officials say need the most help. The state makes its determination about these schools based almost entirely on [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|In My Opinion|

My episode on “Florida This Week”

Had a great discussion on "Florida This Week" about all aspects of education. Click here to watch.

By | March 5th, 2017|General News, In My Opinion, Legislative Session|

Every student, every school, every day.

I have spent many days over the past year visiting public schools throughout Florida that state education officials say need the most help. The state makes its determination about these schools based almost entirely on [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|General News, In My Opinion|

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, "The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." That goal is what [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|General News|

Highlights from First Book event in Immokalee

Take a look at some highlights from the event!

By | January 9th, 2017|General News|