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Dr. Ed Moore: The Future of Education Will Be About Choice

This article is the third in a series. In the prior two parts of this prescriptive series on educational reform, I spoke to the growing options available to parents and students across our state. Over...

The Body Of Knowledge Grows Exponentially While We Slumber

This article is the second in a series. Educational achievement for all students is a pre-eminent challenge facing our country as we move forward in the Twenty-first Century.‭ ‬As I wrote in the first part...

Democrats Out of Touch on Education, Polls Show

Less than a month until the midterm elections, Republican consultants are telling their candidates to make education one of their top issues. “If I’m consulting several top races, heck yeah, I’m telling my clients to...
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Marco Rubio: Time to Shine a Light on Hostile Nations Funding American Higher Education

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced the “Greater Insight into Foreign Transactions (GIFTs) in Higher Education Act.” The proposal would “target gifts and donations from designated foreign adversaries to American colleges and universities"...
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Florida Delegation Wants Sunshine State to Get Its Share of Funds to Teach English...

In 2019, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.. paired up on the “ELEVATE ACT,” a bill “to ensure that states like Florida and Connecticut receive their fair share of federal funding to provide English-language instruction to K-12 students.

Dr. Karen Hiltz: Why Parents Must Demand School Choice

Thousands of children are exposed to learning environments that exude hostility. Many institutions are identified as poor performance and this has become the expected norm. No wonder so many parents feel helpless. What can they do? Where can they go? Do you think school choice might, just might be a solution?

Ross Spano Tries to Drum Up Support for Cracking Down on Surprise Medical Bills

This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., doubled down on his proposal to add more transparency to medical billing.

Marco Rubio Goes to Bat for Cigar Manufacturers in Florida

Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took over as chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business Committee. At the end of last week, Rubio penned a piece that ran in the Tampa Bay Times about how small cigar companies have helped Florida.

Rick Scott: My Transparency Pricing Bill is the ‘America First Drug Plan’

“Our bill is the America First Drug Pricing Plan. It is a real, common-sense solution to help the American people afford the live-saving drugs they need. It’s time for action,” Scott said.

Education Commissioner Pam Stewart Makes November ‘Family Engagement in Education’ Month

Family Engagement in Education Month not only brings awareness to the crucial role of parents and families, it provides schools and communities the opportunity to show appreciation to those who support student success at home and school.