Manny Diaz Jr

The FLCRC Appears to be Hell-bent on Privatizing Public Education.

In Florida, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) convenes once every 20 years to examine the Florida Constitution and propose changes for voter consideration. Any proposals that pass the CRC’s final vote would be placed on Florida’s General...
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Why Mandate the Construction of Unsafe Substandard Schools?

In 2016, State Representative Erik Fresen (who was employed by Civica, an architectural firm that builds charter schools, and whose brother-in-law runs Academica, the state’s largest, for-profit, charter school management company) spearheaded a...
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A Change In Definition Of Level 3 WILL Affect Passing Rates And School Grades: Don’t Do It, Florida!

If you are short on time, here is the summary version (complete details follow below): The Foundation for Florida’s Future (FFF) wants to align FSA passing scores to NAEP “proficiency”. NAEP proficiency is a bar set well above grade...
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