The K-12 public education system is rigged in favor of the wealthy as much as the higher education system, but in Florida, things have changed for the better. Wealthy families once enjoyed exclusive access to fancy neighborhoods zoned for high performing schools. Other families found themselves excluded from these schools.[Read More…]
Editor’s note: This February marks the 43rd anniversary of Black History Month. redefinED is taking the opportunity to revisit some pieces from our archives appropriate for this annual celebration. The article below originally appeared in redefinED in March 2017. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the school featured in this article[Read More…]
This is the latest post in our ongoing series on the center-left roots of school choice. Four years ago, Angela Kennedy, a teacher in Orlando, Fla., actualized an idea once prominently advanced by school choice supporters on the left. After 14 years of mounting frustration with public schools, she started[Read More…]
More and more teachers are finding school choice can benefit them, too. Teachers in Florida now have more power than ever to create schools in line with their visions, thanks to a wide array of school choice options.
Thanks to school choice programs, teachers in Florida now have more power than ever to shape, create, and work in schools that mesh with their visions of quality education. Former history teacher Ken Brockington is one of a growing number of educators who see the power of school choice for parents and teachers alike.
Editor’s note: This is the ninth post in our school choice wish series. See the rest of the line-up here. by Gary Beckner School choice policies are making daily headlines across the country. While we often highlight the successes of individual schools and students, teachers are largely left out of the[Read More…]
A Florida public school teacher and teachers union member is speaking out against the lawsuit that threatens to dismantle the nation’s largest private school choice program – and take away the scholarship that is benefitting one of her children. In an op-ed in today’s Miami Herald, Miami teacher and union[Read More…]