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State Sen. Watches “Won’t Back Down,” Says Parent-Trigger Bill Will be Back

A Hollywood film hitting theaters today is based on an education policy being considered across the country, including Florida. The film “Won’t Back Down,” starring Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal, is about a group of parents and teachers who take over a low-performing school. Florida Rep. Michael Bileca (R-Miami) proposed this idea, which became known as […]

“Won’t Back Down” Is Not Winning Over Movie Critics

The big education movie “Won’t Back Down” is opening this week. The movie tells the fictional tale of a Pittsburgh parent and school teacher fighting to turn around their failing school. The movie is based on parent trigger legislation being considered around the country, including Florida. Supporters hope that “Won’t Back Down” can focus a […]

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