Chamber’s Report Ignores the Grim Facts About Florida Public Education

Opinion Editorial by Joanne McCall. Click here to view. Published by Context Florida, The Ocala Star Banner and newspapers in Charlotte County. The Florida Chamber of Commerce Foundation had a story to tell last week [...]

By | May 1st, 2016|Enough is Enough|

About that proposed education budget: It’s sure a long way from “historic”

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 [...]

Questions and Answers about Opting Out of Standardized Testing

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 [...]

Action Alert: Vote NO on the Budget

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 [...]