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“Clear Your Air Space” UPDATED

UPDATE AFTER THE BUMP: The aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its battle group likely received its final sailing orders before French President Francois Hollande publicly declared that Friday evening’s savage attack by ISIS terrorists in Paris was “an act of war.” … Continue reading

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Key Conservative Smacks Romney for Siding with Arne Duncan

There are few conservative commentators with the juice that Red State‘s Erick Erickson has. In a post this afternoon, Erickson clearly distinguished the clear differences between the education policies of presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Erickson sees that Romney … Continue reading

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Herman Cain says the “Federal Government Shouldn’t be in the Business of Micromanaging Education”

Add businessman and GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain to the list of influential republican opponents of the federal control of education policy. Writes Shane Vander Hart: I thought I’d give Herman Cain some props for a state he made in the … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the SOS March by Recognizing the Politics Involved in the Way Forward

A teaching colleague from Washington mentioned in one of the FB pages I help administrate – Save Our Schools Florida – that she admired the activity on our page. When she told us about what they were beginning to do … Continue reading

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Axelrod on Scott, Crist, Obama’s 2012 Prospects in Florida and Independent Voters

Alex Leary is one on the state’s very best – albeit biased – political reporters. In an interview with Obama advisor David Axelrod, he poignantly covers three topics important to Floridians: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist and President Obama’s prospects for winning Florida in … Continue reading

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“SB 736 is a Stick Without a Carrot”

From an editorial published by the staff of the Lakeland Ledger editorial board on March 28. The Ledger’s editorial board is no fan of SB736. Florida Education Commissioner Eric Smith opined this month that Senate Bill 736 elevates “the teaching … Continue reading

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