Tag Archives: Florida

FL Governor’s EO ‘Removing’ Common Core Is A Nice Gesture

Florida’s new Governor Ron DeSantis has said he will issue an Executive Order (EO) to remove Common Core. That’s a nice gesture but means nothing unless the Florida legislature and department of education act on it. Continue reading

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Heartland Article: Florida County’s Lawmakers Back Down from Uber Fight

The following is reprint from my Heartland Magazine article.

Florida County’s Lawmakers Back Down from Uber Fight Continue reading

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Video: Parents In FL Shut Down When They Criticize Curriculum

Free speech in Jeb Bush’s faux educational utopia, Florida.

Zero Hedge has an article that includes video of parents speaking out at a Naples, Florida schoolboard workshop being shut down by the school board as they spoke out against curriculum and textbooks.


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Just A Reminder, Opportunity Scholarships Are Not Out Of The Woods

North Carolina has an ongoing lawsuit over the General Assembly’s Opportunity Scholarships. The idea behind these scholarships is that the parents of children who meet a particular income threshold can apply for a grant or scholarship to spend at the school of their choice.

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FL Teachers Union Takes Hit Over School Choice

A Florida judge dealt a blow to a teachers union and their allies in the state trying to end the state’s thirteen year-old Tuition Tax Credit Scholarship program according to the Daily Signal. Continue reading

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Fl Superintendent Goes On Common Core Rebrand Tour

Florida’s State Education Superintendent has embarked on a “roadshow” to explain Florida’s educational standards. That’s a nice way of saying a rebrand tour for Common Core:

Common Core Rebrand Tour => Superintendent’s road show aims to explain Florida Standards http://t.co/QMZlurTwaR #stopcommoncore

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) July 20, 2014

The parents aren’t buying it.
Excerpt from Tampabay.com: Continue reading

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Occupy Monday FL Featuring Rev. Al

The Reverend Al is jumping on the Moral Monday bandwagon in Florida. Circus nearly complete – we’re just missing Jesse Jackson now. See below, emphasis is mine.

The Rev. Al Sharpton led a crowd of about 1,000 people to the Florida Capitol on Monday, demanding that Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature fix or repeal the “stand your ground” self-defense law.

Sharpton marched alongside the parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, two teens the marchers said were wrongly killed under Florida’s first-in-the-nation law, which allows people to use deadly force when they feel their lives are in danger and provides immunity from prosecution.

‘Wicked law’
“Florida is ground zero for a sick and wicked law that has now spread through 23 other states,” Sharpton told the crowd on the Capitol steps. Continue reading

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