The strains and struggles in everyday teachers’ voices regarding student poverty are sincere, and fresh thinking about poverty is long overdue.
My oldest daughter, Carly, was reading my Marvel comics at age 3. She started Harry Potter in first grade, and I stopped her after the third book because of what happens to Cedric Diggory in the fourth book.
School of the Immaculata (SOTI), founded in 2005, is a private religious school serving 106 K-12 students in the heart of St. Petersburg, Fla. Its student body is more than 90 percent minority and low income, and nearly all students are recipients of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship. The school opened to confront the […]
Each child deserves to be surrounded by adults who truly believe in her. For Kim, that meant choosing a charter school.
Having all students graduate is a goal for every high school. For the Professional and Technical High School (PATHS) in Osceola County, it has been a reality for the past 10 years.
What are the secrets of great schools? We went to find out in a state with plenty of them—Florida.
Florida’s student funding model aims to achieve equitable state and local funding while taking into consideration on-the-ground realities.
Thanks to Florida’s Gardiner Scholarship (PLSA) program, eight-year-old Gregory is in a new learning environment where he is defying previous diagnoses and predictions.
Between now and 2030, a seismic demographic shift will wreak financial havoc on government budgets large and small―from Uncle Sam all the way to the local school district. North Carolina will be in the middle of this impending economic storm.
Public schools and teachers work tirelessly to instill the love of learning in students. But for those of us whose children aren’t thriving, hoping we might get a better teacher next year is not the recourse we are seeking.