Putting Education Reform To The Test

House Speaker Will Weatherford Pushes Non-Traditional Education Agenda

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford isn’t shy about pushing his non-traditional agenda for public education.

It’s based on his own life experience.

He’s in favor of options that are growing in popularity, like virtual classes and charter schools.

StateImpact reporter Gina Jordan sat down with Weatherford in his office to talk about his educational roots. He tells us why he supports legislation like the parent trigger bill and whether he thinks teachers will get raises next year.


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