Also, our Legislative Priorities for 2012-13 are now on-line.
Broward Inspector General contact info: www.browardig.org, and a tip line: 954-357-TIPS
Common Core panelists refute supporters' claims
Is the Federal Gov't. using Common Core to dictate curricula to the states?
Our History Revisited - The Conference on Educational Choice in the Herald editorial was an IVBE event
Education Research - A Parent's OpEd
Trevor W. Colestock, SLIS
Kathy Livermore's ed blog: parentsoped.blogspot.com
Broward school: Grand Jury testimony
As you open your pocketbooks for the next natural disaster, please keep these facts in mind
National School Choice Week Photo Gallery
On the Question of Proper Evaluation of Our Students
F.A.C.E. Conference in Tallahassee
Education wrap-up from PEN
State Impact Florida
IJ launches state chapter in Florida
Government's Education Crooks
Bill Gates on Education
Grand Jury's Scathing Report on Broward Schools...Abolish the School Board
Ashbritt Audit PowerPoint
- A system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.
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My prediction came true and a school board member went to federal prison
Nonprofit with state contracts pays its top exec $1.2M
Thanks to Senate President Don Gaetz for his challenge that made this investigation happen.
Florida adopting nationwide education standards
It remains to be seen if this is just another illusory reform or if it has real accountability attached. I'm not happy that they have to create yet another expensive layer of testing. And is Pearson Foundation's contribution really just an investment, considering they're the FCAT firm's parent and probably want the contract for the new tests?
News from Broward Schools's Audit Committee member
Ashbritt: This will go to the Board Nov. 7 closed door re: court ordered mediation. I asked if any lobbyists have been contacting anyone on this, and Mr. Carland said he didnt know of any such contacts.