“If more educators don’t engage politically, eventually our profession will be run by people who don’t have the students’ best interest in mind.”
An English teacher from Miami explains why she’s working to inspire others to vote with public education in mind.
While charter school operators in those states are not alone in their questionable, if not legally suspect, conduct and practices, a common denominator is the inaction of governors.
Facing tough elections, governors who once touted cuts scramble to look good on public education.
In addition to draining public schools of valuable resources, legislation may also violate a constitutional requirement.
A FL professor shows how Rick Scott’s shell game works and how Florida voters can put an end to it this November.
This week we talk about ballot measures on class size in Washington and paid sick-leave in Massachusetts, common core in Connecticut, and what the upcoming elections mean for education in Florida.
“We stand united in our opposition to voucher expansion,” said Mindy Gould, who oversees legislative affairs for the Florida PTA.
You can help us spread the word about what these governors have done to schools in their states.
As Gov. Scott drains public schools, Charlie Crist vows to reverse the trend if elected in November.