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Wishing that fellow progressives stop fighting education choice

For my education wish this holiday season, I would like to participate in a storied tradition older than the Bolsheviks themselves – progressives going after their own. I am on my hands and knees begging fellow self-styled progressives to stop denying educational autonomy to working class and minority families –[Read More…]

Democrat: Party insisted I vote against school choice scholarships

Editor’s note: Florida state Rep. Daphne Campbell, D-Miami, was the only House Democrat  to vote this month for a school choice bill to strengthen and expand tax credit scholarships. In an op-ed over the weekend for the Miami Herald, she writes that the Florida Democratic Party pressured her to vote[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Parent triggers, tutoring oversight, charter school funding & more

Parent trigger. Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, files a bill similar to last year’s, drawing immediate fire from the Florida Democratic Party. News Service of Florida. More from the Tallahassee Democrat. More tutoring oversight. The U.S. Department of Education is disturbed by what the Tampa Bay Times found with Florida’s state-mandated[Read More…]