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Lawmakers berate U.S. Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos at heated Capitol Hill...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats tore into the Trump administration’s annual budget request for the Department of Education at a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday.The...

FL public schools skew picture of safety and order; intentionally failing...

Florida public schools are manipulating data and “intentionally not reporting disciplinary incidents,” including violence and crimes, creating a picture of “safety and order” that...

Presidential candidate Warren goes after the charter school industry

U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is going after controversial charters schools that have been blossoming nationwide, particularly in Florida -- part...

Dear governor: Ignoring traditional public schools is a slap in the...

Gov. Ron DeSantis met with finance and aviation leaders last week in New York, to talk about Florida’s “business-friendly” environment.He touted the state’s “pro-business...

Don’t forget: There’s more than vouchers in the education bill headed...

The Legislature approved a controversial school voucher program on Tuesday, but that wasn’t all that happened.The 92-page education bill – now on its way...

In the works: A major expansion of charter schools in FL?

While educators, lobbyists, and media outlets have closely watched the debate over vouchers for kids to attend private schools with public money, a less-noticed...

It’s not a strike, it’s a “walk-in”: Educators to rally for...

With the governor and Republican lawmakers pushing to expand vouchers for kids to attend private schools, educators and supporters across the state plan to...

State praises performance of FL charter schools vs. traditional schools —...

FL’s charter schools for the most part perform better than traditional public schools when it comes to test scores on state exams, according to...

In the billion-dollar education industry, lobbyists abound: “Everybody is trying to...

Some 40 years ago in Miami, Thomas Cerra was a classroom teacher who became a lobbyist, working the halls of the state Capitol and...

“Bad Actor List” proposed for fly-by-night FL charter schools

Gov. Ron DeSantis has been in the spotlight over proposed education reforms such as revamping teacher bonuses and eliminating Florida’s Common Core academic standards,...

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