Foundation for Excellence in Education

Warning: Florida’s CBE Pilot Program May Sound Like A Great Idea But May Turn Out To Be Not So Great.

“Pilots are great because some of my great ideas turned out to be not so great, so doing it on a pilot basis is a smart thing to do…” Jeb Bush 11/15/17 In 2016, the Florida Legislature passed SB1714/HB1365, which established a Competency...
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Are Sore Losers Making a Mockery of the FLCRC?

Please NOTE: In this post we refer to Sarasota School Board member, Eric Robinson, as serving in a significant role in the Florida Coalition of School Board Members, because he is the 2018 Fiscal Best Practices Task Force Chairman. We want to clarify...
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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,...
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