Category Archives: Florida

TALLAHASSEE TERRORISTS TAKE ANOTHER SWIPE AT SCHOOLS

Florida Crony Club Proposes Another Trick to Expedite the Destruction of Our Public Schools The Straight-Up Skinny Republican legislators Jeff Brandes, of the Florida Senate, and Matt Caldwell, a Lee County House Representative, have proposed a bill to “ask” voters to change the state constitution and allow the legislature to exercise more control over how school districts in Florida are

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CHARTER SCHOOL MAGNATE IN THE MAKING JOHN LEGG IS POUNDING PUBLIC SCHOOLS AGAIN

Ol’ Johnny is at it again. Jeff Solochek, the perennial PR man for all anti-public education politicians, ran a story yesterday about Johnny’s latest crusade against public schools. Johnny is slippery-shrewd, and is an expert at political subterfuge. He always arrives costumed up as a pro-kid, pro-education public servant. To make a short story shorter, now that the October FTE window

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JOHN LEGG: CHARTER SCHOOL OWNER, TESTING TYRANT AND CHIEF ARCHITECT OF FLORIDA’S WAR ON PUBLIC EDUCATION

A Definitive Account of Fast Johnny’s Misadventures in the Florida Legislature Ol’ Johnny Legg sure has been in the news a whole lot lately. That is fitting. He’s the one lawmaker most responsible for Florida’s precipitous plunge to national laughingstock status in education over the past year. Legg and his crooked capital cohorts have been engaged in an obscene attempt

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THE TRUTH ABOUT JOHN LEGG

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing The WA has watched, with ever increasing dismay, the recent coverage by the two local papers of state senator John Legg’s recent whirlwind romp through his senate district, feigning empathy with his constituents while shrewdly advancing his public-money-to-private-pockets political agenda. Legg’s recent behavior is somewhat puzzling to me, because he frames his sudden realization that

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MARZANO METHOD MADNESS

Mad Scientist Marzano Has Created a Monster Virtually all of Florida’s public universities have colleges of education. A quick perusal of the State University System of Florida Board of Governors website shows 12 public universities, 10 of which have colleges of education. The only ones that don’t are New College of Florida in Sarasota, and the newly established Florida Polytechnic,

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