2015 Florida Legislative mid-session recap

  2015 Florida Legislative mid-session recap   Fund Education Now: 2015 Florida Legislative mid-session recap Activity in Tallahassee has slowed considerably.  Many education bills are stalled as the fight over the budget and the impasse over Medicaid expansion grows ever more divisive. Unfortunately, this disagreement may end up having a negative effect on public school…

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Tweet @ Your Legislators!

Have a message for Tallahassee politicians? If you can squeeze it into 140 characters or less- you can tag them in a tweet. Here is the list of all twitter handles for the Florida House and the Florida Senate. Not everyone has a Twitter account so feel free to send them an email instead. 2014…

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End school grades, a rigged plan backed by a failed leader

Shared from the Orlando Sentinel  By Kathleen Oropeza, Guest columnist August 2, 2013 Florida’s school grades are not statistically valid. They’re not true. They are not measuring what is “real.” This disturbing admission from the Florida Board of Education last week is made more scandalous by the resignation of Florida Commissioner of Education Tony Bennett.…

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Sequestration

“Poner en Secuestro” (Sequestration) es una serie de recortes automáticos al  presupuesto Federal que tomara efecto el 1ro de Marzo, si el Congreso no toma acción. Da un “click” aquí y dile a tu representante al congreso que proteja a los niños de Florida y evite el “Secuestro Presupuestario”. Estos recortes son enormes, de hecho,…

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