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 [...]
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 [...]
Take a look at some highlights from the event!
FEA partnered with CCEA, AFT and First Book to give away more that 40,000+ FREE books to the Immokalee community. Take a look at some of the photos from the event in my photo gallery! https://www.joannesbackpack.org/photo-gallery/
From the Immokalee Bulletin: "Amazed by the demand for quality education and lack of resources at Lake Trafford Elementary School, Joanne McCall with the Florida Education Association, saw a need to help fill the void [...]