Tag: Erika Donalds

New school choice group launches to advocate for children and families

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A new organization aimed at ensuring families can choose the best education environment for their children launched today with an announcement from the group’s founder and chairwoman. Former Collier County School Board member Erika Donalds said the School Choice Movement will focus on improving and expanding school[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Security issues, new justice, return to school and more

School security criticized: School districts across the state are “not moving fast enough” to comply with the law passed last year that requires specific measures to improve security in schools, says the chairman of the state commission that investigated the Parkland school shooting. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri told the[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…]