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Lawmaker Wants Parent Involvement, Not Parent Empowerment

Sen. Bill Montford, a Democrat from North Florida, doesn’t like the Parent Empowerment in Education bill. It’s much better known as the parent trigger bill. “We know overall that the majority of students that are successful have parents that are involved,” Montford said. “It’s critical to have parent support and involvement in the schools.” Montford […]

Lawmaker Wants To Create School District-run ‘Innovation Schools’

A new charter school bill gets its first committee hearing today in Tallahassee. This one is different from other charter school proposals for two big reasons: It allows districts to operate their own version of a charter school, instead of the school being operated by an outside entity. A popular Democrat is behind it. The […]

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