News

May 6, 2014

What school choice bills passed this year in the Florida Legislature

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2014/05/school-choice-bills-passed-year-florida-legislature/

April 1, 2014

School choice parents to PTA: ‘Stop the attack on our children’

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2014/04/school-choice-parents-stop-attack-children/

March 26, 2014

Voucher proposal gets new life in the House

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/voucher-proposal-gets-new-life-in-the-house/2172079

December 2, 2013

Florida private schools hit by funding change to dual enrollment

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/12/florida-private-schools-hit-funding-change-dual-enrollment/

September 17, 2013

Gov. Scott’s ed summit was “democracy at its finest”

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/09/gov-rick-scotts-education-summit-was-democracy-at-its-finest/

September 3, 2013

Questions about school lead parents to Saturday classes

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/questions-about-school-lead-parents-to-saturday-classes/2139269

September 2, 2013

Virtual education in schools on the rise

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/fl-virtual-education-k12-20130830,0,3315936.story

August 31, 2013

Nikolai Vitti uses movie theatre to kick-off parent academy

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2013-08-31/story/nikolai-vitti-uses-movie-theatre-kick-parent-academy

August 6, 2013

Jeb Bush: Tony Bennett paid price for challenging political left, right

 

June 25, 2013

Pasco pushes its own eSchool to retain student funding lost to Florida Virtual

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/pasco-pushes-its-own-eschool-to-retain-student-funding-lost-to-florida/2128525

June 21, 2103

School districts balk at paying for students’ college classes

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/school-districts-balk-at-paying-for-students-college-classes/2128070

May 28, 2013

More Pasco high school students on fast track in college

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/1-deck-54-pt-chronicle/2123472

May 21, 2013

Donations fund scholarships for low income students

http://tbo.com/local/communitynewsdonations-fund-scholarships-for-low-income-students-b82494535z1

May 16, 2013

Florida magnet school considers going charter

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/05/florida-magnet-school-considers-going-charter/

May 14, 2013

Feds going too far in plan to oversee private voucher schools?

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/05/feds-going-too-far-in-plan-to-oversee-private-voucher-schools/

May 13, 2013

Virtual schools poised to go viral in Florida

http://www.mypalmbeachpost.com/news/news/local-education/virtual-schoolspoised-to-go-viral/nXqNX/?icmp=pbp_internallink_textlink_apr2013_pbpstubtomypbp_launch

May 3, 2013

Florida legislature makes it easier to hire, fire charter school teachers

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/florida-legislature-makes-it-easier-to-hire-fire-charter-school-teachers/2118951

May 3, 2013

Florida charter schools set to receive $91 million for construction

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/05/florida-charter-schools-set-to-receive-91-million-for-construction/

April 26, 2013

Another week, another state, another few thousand parents rally for school choice

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/04/another-week-another-state-another-few-thousand-parents-rally-for-school-choice/

April 26, 2013

Florida Virtual School fears enrollment drop due to proposed funding changes

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/04/florida-virtual-school-fears-enrollment-drop-due-to-proposed-funding-changes/

April 25, 2013

Could a compromise be coming for the parent trigger?

April 4, 2013

A smaller stack of Florida school choice bills still in the hopper

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/04/a-smaller-stack-of-florida-school-choice-bills-still-in-the-hopper/

April 3, 2013

Proposed funding changes could weaken virtual education in Florida

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/04/proposed-funding-changes-could-weaken-virtual-education-in-florida/

April 3, 2013

More than 1,000 rally for school choice in Florida

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/04/more-than-1000-rally-for-school-choice-in-florida/

April 3, 2013

School Choice Day Rally

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/School-Choice-Day-at-The-Capitol-201243261.html

 

March 11, 2013

Florida town turns to charter schools to boost its kids, its future

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/03/florida-town-turns-to-charter-schools-to-boost-its-kids-its-future/

March 1, 2013

Parent Empowerment Act

http://www.theledger.com/article/20130301/EDIT02/130229200/1037/edit?p=1&tc=pg

February 27, 2013

Jeb Bush urges Texas lawmakers to “go big” on school reform

http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2013/02/jeb-bush-urges-texas-lawmakers-to-go-big-on-school-reform.html/

February 8, 2013

Highlighting the value of faith-based schools – and the void when they close

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/02/highlighting-the-value-of-faith-based-schools-and-the-void-when-they-close/

February 7, 2013

Let’s talk about broader school choice

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/02/lets-talk-about-broader-school-choice/

January 30, 2013

Education commissioner praises Hillsborough school choice

http://www2.tbo.com/news/education-news/2013/jan/30/memeto2-education-commissioner-praises-hillsboroug-ar-619972/

January 25, 2013

Choice groups, unite! Florida alliance brings school choice sectors together

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/alliance-brings-florida-school-choice-groups-together/

January 21, 2013

Assessments essential to prepare our kids

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/opinion/os-ed-school-testing-myword-012113-20130118,0,1399036.story

January 21, 2013

School choice: an extension of the civil rights movement – Rev. H.K. Matthews, podcastED

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/school-choice-an-extension-of-the-civil-rights-movement-rev-h-k-matthews-podcasted/

January 9, 2013

Magnet Mania and School Choice Expo taking place this weekend

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/article/291048/3/Magnet-Mania-taking-place-this-weekend

January 9, 2013

Bill would expand voucher program for students with disabilities

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/bill-would-expand-voucher-program-for-students-with-disabilities/

January 8, 2013

A new tool for school choice – Matthew Ladner, podcastED

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/a-new-tool-for-school-choice-matthew-ladner-podcasted/

January 7, 2013

Report: Florida gets B- for education reform, C- for parental empowerment

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/report-florida-gets-b-for-education-reform-c-for-parental-empowerment/

January 7, 2013

Florida students flock to another school choice option: career academies

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2013/01/florida-students-flock-to-another-school-choice-option-career-academies/

December 20, 2012

Florida Catholic schools embrace Common Core, hope to take FCAT

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2012/12/florida-catholic-schools-embrace-common-core-hope-to-take-fcat/

 

December 13, 1012

Florida’s strong PIRLS results a stepping stone to more, Stewart says

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/content/floridas-strong-pirls-results-stepping-stone-more-stewart-says

December 13, 2012

Former Indiana superintendent is Florida’s new education commissioner

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/article1265783.ece

November 8, 2012

Virtual school gives teen philanthropist time to make a difference

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2012/11/virtual-school-gives-teen-philanthropist-time-to-make-a-difference/

November 7, 2012

Tony Bennett for Florida ed commish?

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2012/11/tony-bennett-for-florida-ed-commish/

November 5, 2012

Florida home-schoolers dive into STEM

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2012/11/florida-home-schoolers-dive-into-stem/#more-10523

November 2, 2012

District-run charter schools? Hmm…

http://www.redefinedonline.org/2012/