Tag: Foundation for Excellence in Education

Drew WilsonDecember 20, 2018
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Three days after the State Board of Education unanimously approved former House Speaker Richard Corcoran as the state’s next Education Commissioner, the Pasco County Republican has selected his chief of staff. As reported by Andrew Atterbury of POLITICO Florida, Corcoran has picked Alex Kelly to serve as his top staffer. Kelly currently serves as the vice president […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 10, 2018
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The Florida office of McGuireWoods Consulting has hired Sara Clements, who starts Sept. 10. She’ll be on the Florida Government Affairs and National Education teams as a vice president, out of the firm’s Tallahassee office. Clements joins the firm after six years of leading government affairs in-house for education nonprofits in Florida. “Sara’s depth of […]

Associated PressSeptember 27, 2016
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be spending some time at Harvard University this fall. Harvard’s Kennedy School announced on Tuesday that Bush, who unsuccessfully sought the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, will be a visiting fellow in the Program on Education Policy and Governance. Bush plans to serve as a guest instructor and presenter […]

Peter SchorschApril 13, 2016
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Allison Aubuchon, communications pro for the Foundation for Excellence in Education, decided it’s time to make it on her own. Aubuchon announced Wednesday that, after four years with the conservative education think tank founded by Jeb Bush, she will be hanging her shingle as an independent communications expert. “I will now be working independently as a communications […]

Peter SchorschJune 29, 2015
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Children are not all the same, nor are they equally ready upon graduation for the challenges of college or the modern workforce. A new report by the bipartisan Foundation for Excellence in Education found that Florida suffers from what education experts call a “proficiency gap,” where Sunshine State students  increasingly fall behind. Started in 1999 by former […]


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