Patricia Levesque

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Call to Action: Ask Governor Scott to Veto 7069 and Support Public Schools

Governor Rick Scott has a decision to make. Will he veto HB7069, the massive education “train” that seeks to create a separate for-profit charter school network, rolling out the red carpet to out-of-state charter corporations, while simultaneously...
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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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Hidden inside “Fewer, Better Tests” are Cold Showers and other Baloney

SB926/HB773 are being called “Fewer, Better Tests” bills yet they don’t reduce the current number of state assessments, nor to they make those assessments better. “Fewer, Better Tests” has been a slogan of Jeb Bush’s...
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