Tag: First Amendment Foundation

Florida schools roundup: Education bill, hiring delay, success penalty and more

Education bill:┬áThe First Amendment Foundation joins those calling for Gov. Rick Scott to veto the education bill. President Barbara Petersen says the group objects to the process, which she called “secretive.” And the Florida Association of School Administrators joins associations representing teachers, superintendents and school boards in urging Scott to[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Tuition fight, better grades, charter boost and more

In-state tuition fight:┬áState Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, is unhappy that newly elected Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, has introduced a bill that would prohibit undocumented immigrant students from receiving in-state tuition for college. Latvala, who is the House appropriations chairman, was one of the backers of that measure. “The final chapter[Read More…]