Best of the Blogs: In The Dark

Progress Florida Education Center’s Best of the Blogs for the week ending 6-6-14
Best of the Blogs is featured weekly as part of Progress Florida Education Center’s popular free Daily Clips service.

Redistricting, Gerrymandering, and the November Elections: Big Changes?
By Katy Burnett
The Florida Squeeze
If you are a follower of The Florida Squeeze, chances are that you are following the redistricting case in Tallahassee fairly closely.

Transparency? Rick Scott, GOP Routinely Keep Floridians In The Dark
By Martha Jackovics
Beach Peanuts
One of the first things Scott did when he took office was to make it harder for anyone to gain access to public records, while also making it cost prohibitive to the average citizen who has every right to know what’s being done with their money, and on their behalf.

Rick Scott’s AG, with Questionable Personal Life, Fights “Significant Harm” of Gay Marriage
By Vin Fl
Hey Pam, I saw that you introduced yourself as Florida’s Attorney General.

Leaving Homeless Person On The Streets: $31,065. Giving Them Housing: $10,051.
By Scott Keyes
Think Progress
Even if you don’t think society has a moral obligation to care for the least among us, a new study underscores that we have a financial obligation to do so.

High-Stakes Tests, English Language Learners and Florida Voucher Expansion
By Bob Sikes
Scathing Purple Musings
Tampa Tribune reporter Anastasia Dawson is emerging as one of Florida’s top education reporters.