Tag Archives: crony capitalism

Rick Scott’s Charter School Slush Fund(s)

Florida TaxWatch is a reliable tool of the state republican establishment and all things charter school, but they don’t falsify numbers. So let’s take a look at FTW’s review of Rick Scott’s proposal for education facility projects: Fixed Capital Outlay – … Continue reading

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Common Core a Jeb Bush Federal Power Grab? Of Course It Is

The Northwest Florida Daily News which serves a three-county republican stronghold takes a sober look at Common Core Standards and the role that former Florida governor Jeb Bush has played. After dryly pointing out “Common Core isn’t really going away in … Continue reading

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Florida’s Teacher’s Union Files Suit to Stop Expansion of Vouchers to Religious Schools

Among the far-reaching efforts of Florida’s republican legislators to expand privatization of education during the latest session was to place on the ballot a  repeal of the Blaine Amendment. The Blaine Amendment has been in the cross-hairs of Republicans since the … Continue reading

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