Education Reform

Too often, the traditional public-school model fails students and teachers. Charter schools, scholarship tax credits, and merit pay are giving students a better education and teachers a better career.

<p>Too often, the traditional public-school model fails students and teachers. Charter schools, scholarship tax credits, and merit pay are giving students a better education and teachers a better career. </p>

Contact: Michael Kelley

(602) 633-8965

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FLORIDA FAMILIES FACE TEACHERS UNION IN COURT OVER POPULAR SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM

 

Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Allows Parents of Special Needs Kids to Customize Educational Programs; Meet Unique Needs of Their Children

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APPEAL OF LOUISIANA VOUCHER CASE

HAS NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE RAMIFICATIONS

 

Several Louisiana voucher families and the Black Alliance for Educational Options asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today to dismiss a stifling attack on the popular school choice program from the Department of Justice, which has based their assault on a 40-year-old desegregation order.

Contact: Charles Siler

602-633-8960

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: WITH 5th CIRCUIT RULING, FEDERAL ASSAULT ON LOUISIANA VOUCHERS CONTIUNES; FAMILIES VOW TO STAY THE COURSE

 

Recording originally aired on NPR, July 31, 2014

 

Six Florida families with disabled children want to block a lawsuit challenging the state’s newest voucher program.  They say a move by the state teacher’s union to invalidate a broader bill on educational choice options, is bad policy.

Contact: Charles Siler

(602) 633-8980

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS TO UNION: OUR CHILDREN AREN'T "COLLATERAL CASUALTY"

FLORIDA FAMILIES FIGHT BACK AGAINST SPECIAL-INTEREST UNION ATTACKING SCHOOL CHOICE

Event: News conference featuring families and attorneys at the time of filing motion to intervene in FAASSE v. SCOTT case

Our principal goal in this lawsuit is to preserve SB 850 as properly passed under the Florida Constitution.  A successful outcome will ensure that PLSA-eligible families do not become a "collateral casualty" of FEA's attack on educational choice.

Contact: Charles Siler

602-633-8960

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

LOUISIANA FAMILIES TO DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE: OUR KIDS’ SCHOOLING IS NOT YOUR BUSINESS

 

Contact: Charles Siler

202-487-8652

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IN WAKE OF VICTORY OVER TEACHERS' UNIONS, ARIZONA LAWMAKERS, GOVERNOR APPROVE EXPANSION OF FIRST-IN-THE-NATION SCHOOL CHOICE PROGRAM

Program Shifts School Funds Directly to Parents to Decide What Fits Children’s Needs Best

 

 

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