Education News

House Members Speak Up for Educators

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling upon their colleagues in the U.S. Senate to approve legislation to prevent hundreds of thousands of layoffs that will negatively impact students nationwide.

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Representative Ron Klein (FL-22) Encourages Crist to Veto SB 6

Florida Governor Charlie Crist’s decision to veto Senate Bill 6—which threatened to make the Sunshine State one of the most unfriendly places in the country for public school teachers—comes on the heels of a letter from a strong Congressional advocate for public education in Washington, DC—U.S. Representative Ron Klein (CD-22).

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Crist Vetoes SB 6, Takes Bold Stand for Florida Schools

With a stroke of his pen, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist took a bold stand today for the state’s students, educators and schools. The Republican governor, defying his own party, vetoed the controversial Senate Bill 6, which education experts say would have made Florida one of the most teacher-hostile states in the country, while also leaving counties with a massive, unfunded mandate.