Gary Farmer

Florida Schools’ Mental Health Crisis Won’t be Solved with Hope or Gimmicks.

Richard Corcoran held a press conference on 10/11/17 announcing new legislation providing vouchers to the “private school of their choice” to public school victims of bullying. The legislation (HB1), which is reported to be a House legislative...
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Who Should Be Held Accountable if Negron and Corcoran’s Secret Education Plans Fail Florida Students?

Education advocates and stakeholders from across Florida are anxiously waiting to see what Senate President Joe Negron and House Speaker Richard Corcoran have privately decided regarding pending education legislation this session. If Speaker Corcoran’s...
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SB796’s Massive Conflict of Interest for State BOE May Lead to More Accountabaloney

On April 25, 2017, Senate Appropriations Chair waited until the last 8 minutes of a 4 hour meeting to hear two significant Education Bills SB1552 and SB796. Senator Simmons’ SB1552, in addition to presenting the Senate’s attempted revision...
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