Tag: Bob McDonnell

Another Democratic lawmaker for school choice – Algie Howell, podcastED

Algie Howell is a former public school teacher, a former school board member and a Democratic lawmaker from Virginia. He also happens to be a firm supporter of parental school choice – so much so, in fact, that he used a provocative term last week – “brainwashed” – to describe[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: School choice competition in Florida, voucher questions in Tennessee and more

Florida: The Seminole County School District, one of the state’s biggest, offers more online classes and other educational options to compete with private and charter schools and home schooling (Orlando Sentinel). Meanwhile, another large district receives 36 applications for new charter schools (Palm Beach Post). Tennessee: Gov. Bill Haslam says questions remain on a[Read More…]