Tag: Florida media

vouchers

Teachers union ‘analysis’ of Florida’s new voucher undeserving of media coverage

The Florida Education Association, which is virulently opposed to private school vouchers, has released a perfectly predictable fiscal impact “analysis” of the new Family Empowerment Scholarship. Less foreseeable was the bounty of uncritical coverage it received from news media. From last Thursday through Monday, at least 10 media outlets covered[Read More…]

69,000 pieces of just flat wrong

To allegedly help parents understand Amendment 8, one of Florida’s biggest school districts has distributed 69,000 fliers, punctuated by scary claims, in all of its school lobbies and reception areas. “VOTE ON NOVEMBER 6,” they say. “Amendment 8 could impact your public school.” The Orange County school district tells redefinED the fliers don’t cross the[Read More…]