Some Call It Payback, as FSU Picks John Thrasher

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After a sham selection process which lasted close to seven months, the Florida State University Board of Trustee has named Sen. John Thrasher to be the school’s new president.  The Board overwhelmingly gave Thrasher the nod in a 11-2 vote. “I am honored to have been selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as […]

Crist backs Teachers Union over Black Pastors in School-Voucher Program Lawsuit

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On Wednesday, Charlie Crist lent his support to the Florida Education Association suing to dismantle the major school choice program. Crist’s backing of the FEA puts him at odds with black ministers who support school vouchers. The particular program under scrutiny is called the tax credit scholarship program, which serves nearly 70,000 mostly minority children with scholarships valued at up $5,272.

Status Quo…..For Now, But Not For Long

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The final recount in the District One School Board race has been tallied and incumbent Joie Cadle has retained her seat on the board by the staggering sum of barely more than 60 votes. Josh Katz ignited a flame which is not going out. Parents are up in arms about the Board’s cavalier attitude and performance, and teachers have finally found a way to fight back.