Tag: education and public-private partnerships

Tampa Bay school district to launch second combination magnet school, YMCA in Florida

Nearly a quarter century ago, Florida’s Lake Nona community near Orlando made history by being the first in the nation to combine its YMCA with a public elementary school. Today, the Pinellas County School District in the Tampa Bay area is poised to become home to the second such project[Read More…]

Who should manage the growing diversity of learning options in public education?

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of “A Choice Conversation,” an ongoing dialogue between Doug Tuthill, president of Step Up for Students and a redefinED host, and John Wilson, a former NEA leader who writes the Unleashed blog at Education Week. Doug Tuthill: John, in our last exchange you[Read More…]