Step Up’s Tuthill: Using PAC money to flip Democrats, make low income families the face of vouchers

  Here’s the proof that Florida’s Corporate Tax Credit Florida Voucher political scheme:   Read transcript from video:   Transcript of comments made by Step Up for Students Doug Tuthill at Berkeley explaining how people of color, especially politicians, have been deliberately targeted to sell Florida vouchers:   Step Up for Students President Doug Tuthill on…

Responding to The 74 Jumping on the Social-Emotional Learning Bandwagon

JULY 23, 2018 BY JANE ROBBINS AND KAREN EFFREM An education news organization called The 74 (heavily funded by the Gates Foundation) recently jumped on the bandwagon for so-called social-emotional  learning (SEL). This supposedly objective news source found little reason for skepticism about implementing SEL, as long as teachers are given sufficient resources and guidance. But such cheerleading masks deep concerns about whether schools…

Spectrum hosts Ed Reformy “Town Hall”

Spectrum Cable News is hosting a rather one-sided “town hall” featuring a lone pro-public education legislator, Rep. Kamia Brown, several educators and a host of “Ed Reform” Choice proponents, including politicians and Doug Tuthill, president of the voucher program, Step Up for Students. The event takes place in Sanford on Tuesday, July 24th from 6p-8p and…

HB 7055 Budget flimflam- Secret House/Senate horsetrading begins

HB 7055, Speaker Richard Corcoran’s controversial Bully-voucherizing, charter-expanding, school-board-eroding, teacher-union- destroying, buried-in-the-House-budget train hit the brick wall of the Florida Senate this past Thursday. Earlier in the day the House passed its budget, HB 5001, which stipulates that any school funding is contingent on passage of HB 7055: HB 5001,Page 20, SA 92 AID TO LOCAL…