Tag: Parents for Charter Schools

Wishing school choice parents were impossible to ignore

The headline said it with absolute authority: “Parents, teachers say ‘no’ to Tony Bennett.” The story relayed criticism from the usual quarters about Florida’s new education commissioner. It quoted a local parents group that’s stomping mad about standardized testing . It quoted a teachers union president who doesn’t like vouchers[Read More…]

Parents will continue to be the driving force behind Florida charter schools

by Lynn Norman-Teck Many factors have helped nourish and grow the charter school movement. There are forward-thinking legislators, both Democrats and Republicans, who worked together to approve legislation that supported parental choice. There are governors who made quality education a priority of their administrations. There are thousands of teachers and[Read More…]