Friday, June 20, 2008

Watch Florida - Florida School Policy Onstage

Florida is No. 1 in the nation in vouches. It's No. 2 in charter school enrollment. It's No. 4 in the percentage of high school students passing college-level exams.

Numbers like these have made Florida the nation's most watched laboratory for education policy.

Now former Gov. Jeb Bush is holding up Florida as not just a lab, but a model.

Bush said, "Florida's education reforms have caught the attention of policymakers across the country because our students are making progress." Source: Times staff writer

Will this have an effect you? I think so. Will you care?

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Academic freedom has been lost.

Read this and think about where we are in history, where we have been and where we are going.