This school is changing futures—one child at a time

By Kate Wallace School of the Immaculata (SOTI), founded in 2005, is a private religious school serving 106 K-12 students in the heart of St. Petersburg, Fla. Its student body is more than 90 percent minority and low income, and nearly all students are recipients of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship. The school opened to confront the […]

Professional & Technical High School in Osceola

By Mike Thomas Having all students graduate is a goal for every high school. For the Professional and Technical High School (PATHS) in Osceola County, it has been areality for the past 10 years. PATHS not only boasts a consistent 100 percent graduation rate, it also produces some of the most impressive test scores in Florida despite[…..]

This is what the face of school choice looks like

By Lynne Takacs Lynne lives in Tallahassee with her husband and two young sons. I used to wonder why people wanted charter schools. Little did I know that one day a charter school would change my son’s life. Nationwide, there’s a growing movement toward empowering parents with school choice. Parents want the best for their children, and[…..]