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.
Voucher expansion bill stands to rob students, public schools of more valuable funding to give to unregulated, unaccountable private/religious schools.
When WI Gov. Walker signed a law last month prohibiting early voting on weekends, he said it will promote uniform voting hours. But others say the law targets certain groups of voters, will result in longer lines, and is part of national tide of restrictive voting law changes.
Last week, educators, parents and community leaders held events in 19 states to advocate for public education.