StateImpact Florida- Florida parents start twitter war and win
Miami Herald- Florida Senate kills parent trigger for second year
StateImpact Florida- Parent Trigger again moves through the Florida House
Orlando Sentinel- Guest column by Kathleen Oropeza
Bradenton Herald- The latest update on the education lawsuit.
Miami Herald- It was one of the hardest-fought battles of the legislative session.
Orlando Sentinel → Join us for a panel discussion about the future of education.
Bradenton Herald → BRADENTON – Manatee County parent Christine Sket’s response to the recently approved school budget cuts went beyond surprise.
MySuncoast.com → SARASOTA – It’s stated in the Constitution that the State of Florida has a paramount duty to adequately fund a high quality education system. But does cut after cut equal high quality education? A group of parents is set to find out. http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/local/story/Parents-sue-state-over-education/AD-DtiJ54kC9XCSnqreoCQ.cspx
May 15, 2011 | By Leslie Postal and Dave Weber, Orlando Sentinel →
BY Amy Nowell, Daytona Beach News Journal →
By Kelli Cook, CF News 13 / March 17, 2011 11:25 PM → One day after legislators passed a bill that would partially base a teacher’s salary on the results of their students’ standardized tests, parents and teachers are now speaking out.
Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 / By Keith Landry, FoxNews → It’s a plan that could affect every classroom in Florida.
MANATEE — Public outcry from Manatee County residents was heard from Bradenton to Tallahassee over a bill that focuses on merit-based pay for teachers.
BY KATHLEEN HAUGHNEY THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA → Florida’s public schools and universities will take a more than $3 billion hit under the budget proposed Monday by Gov. Rick Scott, with public elementary through high school spending dropping by nearly $300 per student.
February 07, 2011|By Leslie Postal and Dave Weber, Orlando Sentinel → If Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget were to stand, Florida schools would suffer widespread layoffs and other devastating cutbacks, educators warned Monday.
Feb 8, 2011
February 7, 2011 → EUSTIS, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is expected to unveil his first state budget in Eustis on Monday. He wants to cut $5 billion from the budget while also cutting taxes.
FEBRUARY 09, 2011 → Florida Gov. Rick Scott already has come under fire for proposing to slash public education funding just days after saying he wouldn’t do such a thing.