Tag: systemic racism

Choice is empowering, not racist

Editor’s note: This morning’s post is a response from Step Up For Students’ manager of external affairs Keith Jacobs to a letter to the editor published last week in the Florida Times Union. The Feb. 14 letter to the editor, “Public schools need to be fully funded,” represents how education[Read More…]

Centuries-old fight for equal education opportunity an ongoing struggle

“History will show that this is the downfall of public education.”  That was Florida Sen. Perry Thurston (D-Fort Lauderdale) last week, responding to legislation that would expand opportunities and provide flexibility for low-income families. Many opponents of school choice share his sentiments. It’s a misconception of choice used to deny[Read More…]