Tag: Florida Democrats and school choice

Florida roundup: Charter school payout, charter school oversight audit & more

Big payout to charter school principal. The principal of a failed charter school gets a $519,453 check from the school’s board, reports the Orlando Sentinel, prompting outrage from Orange County school district officials and a call for an investigation from state Sen. David Simmons: “There’s no room for abuse by[Read More…]

Florida teachers union is still the big dog in campaign contributions

While the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission will no doubt continue to reshape the campaign finance landscape, a Wall Street Journal report today is a reminder that teacher unions remain very active players. Using information from both U.S. Labor Department and Federal Election Commission reports,[Read More…]