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The move toward supporting Rubio began before Iowa’s stunning results. From Niels Lesniewski and Bridget Bowman in Roll Call: Florida Republican Marco Rubio’s strong third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses could accelerate his bid to secure Senate endorsements for his … Continue reading
Nobody really knew that Tampa republican senator Tom Lee felt as he did on Florida’s high-stakes testing regime until yesterday when he took to the senate floors made these comments during debate on SB 616: Senator Lee: We’ve gotten an … Continue reading
UPDATE: More additions at the end. Miami Herald reporter Kathleen McGrory attended today’s staged event put on by Patricia Levesque of Foundation for Florida’s Future to support Parent Trigger. McGrory writes in Naked Politics: Is the contentious parent-trigger proposal in trouble?
The state’s journalists are on to the targeted political activities of Florida’s big for-profit charter schools and the nation’s richest pro-voucher group. From the Orlando Sentinel’s Bob Shaw: A handful of ECOs — short for “Electioneering Communication Organizations,” shadowy entities that often … Continue reading
Writes the Tampa Bay Times Kim Wilmath: Gov. Rick Scott has still not received the bill that would split USF Polytechnic off immediately into the state’s 12th university, and he still hasn’t said whether or not he’ll sign it. But … Continue reading