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Kelli Stargel

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Feedback Loop: Readers Give Failing Marks To Parent Grades, School Rankings

Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, wants to grade parents, but readers gave her idea failing marks. Dirhart argues grading parents does nothing but generate ill will: This is a total waste of time, and will just lead to more teacher bashing.  Yes, many parents are not doing a good job.  There is little we can really […]

Lawmaker Proposes Grading Florida’s Parents

Florida law requires grades for students, teachers, schools and districts. So why not parents as well? Rep. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has introduced a bill — HB 543 — to do just that. Fort Myers News-Press columnist Sam Cook thinks the proposed grades are a bad idea and unlikely to improve the relationship between teachers, parents […]

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