7069 Zeroes & Heroes – $91 million robbed from FL public ed


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Last session, under extreme secrecy, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran engineered the passage of HB 7069 which significantly, and perhaps illegally, expanded the scope and influence of private charter school corporations. Thirteen Florida school districts filed a lawsuit to stop the consequences of 7069. The law forces districts to share locally levied tax revenues –…

CRC dumpster fire: Ed proposals advance to vote


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Tomorrow the Florida Constitution Review Commission meets to vote on several public education issues.  The commission, which meets every twenty years, is comprised of GOP political appointees who have the power to propose and place changes to the constitution on the ballot. Florida is the only state that uses a non-elected committee to change its…