Legislative Update - 04/15/14

Most State Building Money Now Goes to Charter Schools By William March | Tribune Staff - Published: April 14, 2014 TAMPA ­­— U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor plunged into the argument over charter schools vs. traditional public schools Monday, accusing charter school advocates in the state Legislature of “theft of tax dollars from our public schools.” Read more[...]

Parent Trigger Bill Dies on the Senate Floor

Thanks to the united efforts of educators, unions, parents and parent groups, the “Parent Trigger” bill has died with a tie vote on the Florida Senate floor. Thank you all for once again supporting advocacy efforts for public education and proving that when we stand united we can make a difference!

NEA & FEA - Federal Lawsuit Over Florida’s Teacher Evaluation Procedure

Monday, February 15, 2013 The National Education Association (NEA) and the Florida Education Association (FEA) filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the evaluation of teachers based on the standardized test scores of students they do not teach or based on subjects they do not teach. The lawsuit was filed in the District Court of the United States for the[...]

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