Education

Time has come for charter school accountability in Florida

By Damien Filer - October 3, 2014

Nationwide, more than 2.5 million students are enrolled in over 6,000 charter schools. In recent years, Florida’s Republican lawmakers and governors like Rick Scott have funneled more and more taxpayer-funded handouts to for-profit charter schools.

A Reality Check On Scott's Education Record

By Ray Seaman - August 20, 2013

Gov. Scott has been busy trying to whitewash his terrible record on public education. As the 2013-2014 school year begins, it's time for a reality check. Progress Florida released the below graphic today which lists a sampling of recent headlines of local school districts still struggling despite Scott's rosy rhetoric.

New Report: ALEC's Assault On Public Education

By Ray Seaman - June 25, 2013
Progress Florida, along with members of the ProgressNow network, released a new report this morning, "ALEC v. Kids". This report shines a light on the destructive impact of ALEC and their Education Task Force on education policy in states throughout the country.
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