Tag: Julie Delegal
Kathy Castor, Frederica Wilson and Lois Frankel are asking Florida to stop dragging its feet on chool cash.

Julie DelegalSeptember 8, 2013

6min1
Look out, Florida Orange Juice.  Americans soon may be associating Florida with another product — and it appears to cater to Tea Party enthusiasts. Last month, Gov. Rick Scott called education policymakers to Clearwater to lay the groundwork for a new, Florida-brand standardized test, which is expected to align with the controversial national Common Core […]

Julie DelegalSeptember 24, 2013

5min3
 “Never apologize for being right.” The words alone are provocative, but when they appear on a T-shirt with a giant Confederate flag, they become both inflammatory and puzzling. Never apologize for what? Secession? Slavery? How about white supremacy? The fight to rename Jacksonville’s Nathan Bedford Forrest High School raises the question. Should a public school […]

Julie DelegalSeptember 2, 2013

4min10
In July, the Gainesville Chapter of the Tea Party circulated a petition from the conservative Americans for Prosperity asking lawmakers to reject the Common Core-related “PARCC” assessment for Florida. PARCC stands for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, a coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia. PARCC’s test development […]


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