Education Bills on the Move – Florida Legislative Session Week 6 Highlights

As the head of school at Tampa Bay Christian Academy, Natasha Sherwood knows how important educational opportunity is to Florida families. Last month, she met with lawmakers to share her support for the Family Empowerment Scholarship program. Watch her video below. Highlights: The House Education Committee unanimously passed legislation to help participating public school districts continue innovating with a mastery-based education pilot to improve student […]

A Florida Perspective on Next Generation Learning

Too many students graduate without the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in college or careers. Diplomas and credits based on seat time often mislead students into thinking they are ready for the challenges beyond high school. Today, the Florida Senate Education Committee will consider SB 226, sponsored by Senator Jeff Brandes. The legislation would give participating[…..]

Patrica Levesque

Your Voice Matters This School Year

By Patricia Levesque As a parent of two school-age children, I know how important this time of year is. With vacations behind us and the summer pleasures of cookouts and camps coming to an end, my family and I have turned our attention to the school year ahead. We are ready! It’s my fervent hope that in[…..]