“Private schools in Florida will collect nearly $1 billion in state-backed scholarships this year through a system so weakly regulated that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire-safety...Read More
More Research Needed: Does this Study Demonstrate the Positive Effects of a Voucher Program or the Negative Effects of Accountabaloney?
In Florida, public schools are graded, almost entirely based on student standardized test scores, and then either rewarded or punished. Test scores are used to make decisions that professional educators used to make: promotion/retention, remediation and,...Read More
Recently, Dr. Gary Orfield spoke with Jeffrey Solocheck for his Tampa Bay Times Gradepost Podcast, regarding Orfield’s recent report “Patterns of Resegregation in Florida’s Schools.” The podcast is worth a listen (beginning at 10:05) and the report...Read More