FEA rallied in the Capitol courtyard for public education on January 14th.
FEA Press Release from March 1st. What’s “historic” just isn’t what it used to be. Like Gov. Rick Scott did when he laid out his budget proposal, legislative leaders are currently touting the education budget numbers that they’ve agreed on as “historic.” Their rationale is that the total amount allocated for public schools in the [...]
I answered some questions about opting out of standardized testing. Read my email to teachers below. Dear Colleague: Testing season has begun with the Florida Standards Assessments writing exam. With the renewal of Florida’s massive state testing program come increasing calls to just opt out of the tests. We, as educators in the classroom understand [...]
With only two days remaining in the 2016 legislative session, the Legislature is poised to take a final vote on the budget by Friday. Just a 1 percent increase in this year's education budget is NOT "historic". If the Legislature really wants to be “historic”, they would provide our districts, schools and teachers the adequate [...]