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Florida Charter Schools “being approved at a pace that outruns accountability”

So believes former charter school principal and current Palm Beach School Board Chairman Chuck Shaw. From yesterday’s column  by the Palm Beach Post’s Jac Versteeg Parents and students might be more willing to make (the) switch because of the charter school … Continue reading

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Florida Democrats Display Education Talking Points in Flagler Primary

A newly created House district was drawn for Flagler County and represents an opportunity for state democrats to win a seat. This Sheldon Gardner story in St. Augustine.com illustrates what should emerge as education talking points for democrats seeking legislative seats: … Continue reading

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Why Local School Board Members Pose the Biggest Threat to Florida’s Anointed All-Knowings

Coleen Conklin isn’t afraid to ruffle feathers. A serious advocate for public schools, Conklin raised the possibility of a lawsuit targeting Rick Scott and the legislature in April 2011 for failing to fund education. She even toyed with the idea … Continue reading

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Rick Scott on Unfunded Education Mandates: “Call Me”

From new website site StateImpact comes a link to a story on Florida Governor Rick Scott’s Monday breakfast with the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce. During Q&A, the topic of unfunded mandates predictably was raised from a group of business leaders. Scott … Continue reading

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