Tag: Florida and education

‘The train has left the station on school choice’ – Florida BOE Chair Gary Chartrand, podcastED

Florida is a national leader in expanding school choice. And the state’s new top education official doesn’t see the momentum slowing, especially with low-income children. “The train has left the station on school choice,” Gary Chartrand, 58, told redefinED by phone this week – his first media interview since being[Read More…]

Florida Supreme Court: Lawsuit over school quality, funding can move forward

From the News Service of Florida: THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 11, 2012……….A trial court will decide whether state lawmakers are adequately funding public education after the Florida Supreme Court turned aside a last-ditch effort by Senate President Mike Haridopolos to block the suit. The Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday largely hinged[Read More…]