Anitere Flores

How Florida is Legislating the Complete Elimination of Local Control

I was once advised that when a steamroller is coming, you need to get out of the way. This is the last week of the 2017 legislative session, the steamroller is definitely headed this way and public education is directly in its path. On 5/1/17, Senator...
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Senator Flores, the Foundation, and a Path to Accountabaloney

The 2017 Florida legislative season began with high hopes amongst education advocates. The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K – 12 Education appeared ready to take real actions regarding the problems with high stakes testing, and other...
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SB926 Proficiency Language Compromise Gives the Foundation for Florida’s Future a Do-Over

Today the Senate Education Committee demonstrated their talents at speed talking as they raced through 21 bills and 3 Senate Confirmations in less then 115 minutes. From the opening statements, citizens were informed that public testimony would be limited...
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