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Northwest Florida Sen. Greg Evers (R-Milton) filed a senate version today of Rep. Debbie Mayfield (R-Vero Beach) bill which prohibits the state BOE from implement Common Core Standards. From Jeff Solochek in Gradebook: A week after the Florida Board of Education … Continue reading
Florida’s unelected Board of Education, long serving as reliable cronies to rubber stamp Jeb Bush’s education agenda, finally had to face critics in yesterday’s public hearing on Common Core. Not that there ever any doubt that they would ever act … Continue reading
Miami Herald reporter Kathleen McGrory spoke with Common Core’s opponents and she found out that they aren’t buying the FLOE spin: TALLAHASSEE — The state education department tried to distance itself from the controversial Common Core State Standards last week … Continue reading
Boy, that was fast. It took only a few hours for US Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donahue to respond to conservative columnist George Will’s shredding of Common Core and its proponents. Will called out the Chamber and others … Continue reading
Education commissioner Pam Stewart has provided much-needed calm in Florida’s education universe. Rick Scott probably wishes he had her in place all along instead of ideologues Gerard Robinson and Tony Bennett. But Scott would probably admit that those were the … Continue reading
The Orlando Sentinel‘s Leslie Postal reports that opponents of Common Core are beginning an advertising campaign in southwest Florida: Opponents of Common Core in Florida today launched radio ads they hope will spread their message that the new academic standards … Continue reading