Tag: Citizens for Strong Schools

Florida schools roundup: Education suit dismissed, BOE appointments and more

Education lawsuit dismissed: A nearly 10-year-old lawsuit alleging that the state has failed to live up to its constitutional duty to fund a “high quality” K-12 public education system has been dismissed by the Florida Supreme Court in a 4-3 decision. The court majority upheld a lower court ruling that[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Education on trial, sharing with charters and more

Education court challenge: Florida Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments Thursday in a nearly 10-year-old case that claims the state’s education system is inadequate and therefore a violation of 1998 constitutional amendment that calls for “uniform, efficient, safe, secure, and high quality system of public schools.” A trial court and[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Dueling groups in suit, recruiting teachers and more

Dueling groups in suit: Two groups of Florida’s 1997-1998 Constitution Revision Commission have gotten approval to file supporting briefs for opposite positions on the question of what the commission meant when it put a constitutional amendment on the 1998 ballot requiring the state to provide a high-quality system of public schools.[Read More…]