News & Public Affairs10/11/11 Josh Holton
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Last year several bills passed in Florida state legislature that Democratic State Representative Rick Kriseman said are just about the worst things that could possibly happen to the education system. Heâs calling on the Parent Teacher Association in his...Be the first to comment
03/28/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday Listen to this entire show:
Since the start of the legislative session, droves of people unhappy with Rick Scott and the Republican-controlled legislature have been spending Friday afternoons rallying against numerous state policies. Protesters donât think theyâll be changing the governorâs mind any time soon, but they do hope to draw attention from fellow voters.
Republican State Representative Dana Youngâs Tamp...Be the first to comment
03/24/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Governor Rick Scott signed his first bill as governor this morning in Jacksonville. The governor later spoke at Pepin Academy, a charter school in Tampa, to discuss the future of education in Florida.
Senate Bill 736, or "Son of 6" as many opponents are calling it, is a bill that requires teacher pay be linked to student performance. According to information released by Scottâs administration, tests, including the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or FCAT, will be used to measure stu...Be the first to comment