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Florida Students Talk About The State’s Race-Based Education Standards

Students and civil rights activists are still asking Florida to hold black and Hispanic students to a higher standard. It’s been a little more than a year since the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County filed a federal civil rights complaint against the state’s race-based academic goals. There have […]

Activists Protest Florida’s Race-Based Education Goals

Students and civil rights activists have asked Gov. Rick Scott to hold black and Hispanic students to a higher standard. The Southern Poverty Law Center and Dream Defenders were in Tallahassee this week to deliver a petition—with 5,800 signatures—protesting Florida’s race-based academic goals. By the 2017/18 school year, the Florida Department of Education expects 92 percent of Asian students […]

Poll Finds Voters ‘Dead-Set’ Against Education Agenda in Florida

Florida voters don’t like education proposals pushed by state leaders and Gov. Rick Scott. Really don’t like them, according to a new Quinnipiac University Polling Institute poll. Quinnipiac pollsters say voters are “dead-set” against a series of school reform efforts by state leaders. The worst offender is a plan to set different achievement goals for students […]

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