Florida: The Turnaround Story

Posted 08/18/2014

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PRESS RELEASE: D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration Features “Honor Flight”

Posted 06/06/2014

See coverage from the Tallahassee Democrat Article — Veterans gather for ‘Last Mission’: http://www.tallahassee.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2014/06/05/honor-flight/10044049/ Photo Gallery: http://www.tallahassee.com/picture-gallery/news/local/2014/06/05/honor-flight/10044049/ D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemoration Features “Honor Flight” ~ The James Madison Institute, the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee and Honor Flight Tallahassee partner to offer public event to heighten awareness of the “Honor Flight” mission ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. …

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Press Release: Jacksonville Teen Named as Preston A. Wells, Jr. Student Award Winner During Wi$e Money Week

Posted 05/14/2014

Watch “She’s Got Cents: The Eva Baker Story” here: http://bit.ly/ShesGotCents_JMI. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2014 Contact:  Valerie Wickboldt / vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org / (850) 386-3131 Jacksonville Teen Named as Preston A. Wells, Jr. Student Award Winner During Wi$e Money Week ~ Center for American Ideals at The James Madison Institute announced a North Florida teen entrepreneur …

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You’re Invited: Watch HONOR FLIGHT with us!

Posted 05/08/2014

Watch the trailer now. Click here! FREE EVENT W/ RSVP: Commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day with The James Madison Institute! On June 5th at 7 p.m. we will host a “Madison Movie Night” featuring the movie, “Honor Flight,” at the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee. Additionally, JMI is 101 Restaurant’s Downtown Tallahassee Business of …

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You’re Invited: JMI 2014 Summer Book Club

Posted 05/08/2014

You’re invited! Join JMI on Fridays in June and July at noon for summer book club starting June 13. We’ll have food, drink and great discussions! This go-around we’ll be reading a selection of readings from James Madison’s own writings. Book club will be at JMI Headquarters, The Columns, 100 North Duval Street, Tallahassee, FL …

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Context Florida: Private schools must pass the ‘Mary McLeod Bethune’ test

Posted 04/30/2014

Florida legislators demanding more “accountability” as a condition for expanding the state’s premier school-choice program could learn a very valuable lesson from the example set by the late, great Mary McLeod Bethune. When Bethune opened her Daytona School for Negro Girls in 1904, she knew success would depend on satisfying two different constituencies — parents …

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Pensacola News Journal: Viewpoint: Florida private schools must pass the test, too

Posted 04/28/2014

Florida legislators demanding more “accountability” as a condition for expanding the state’s premier school-choice program could learn a very valuable lesson from the example set by the late great Mary McLeod Bethune. For when Bethune opened her Daytona School for Negro Girls in 1904, she knew success would depend on satisfying two very different constituencies …

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Townhall.com: Medicaid, the Next Obama Disaster

Posted 04/27/2014

President Obama is doing his victory dance, telling us how his health care plan has become a success because his more than his targeted number (8 million) clicked their desire to have health insurance on a website. We will soon see how many are real policyholders, and later we will see their real costs as …

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Tallahassee.com: Florida’s tax model gets it right

Posted 04/22/2014

As our nation continues to rebuild from the historic recession — as we look for ways to attract businesses, boost incomes, and lower the unemployment rate — the most exciting reforms are taking place at the state level. At the center of this economic retooling process is the move by governors across the country to …

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The Daytona Beach News-Journal: Private schools should pass ‘Mary McLeod Bethune test’

Posted 04/22/2014

WILLIAM MATTOX Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:30 a.m. Last Modified: Monday, April 21, 2014 at 5:57 p.m. Florida legislators demanding more “accountability” as a condition for expanding the state’s premier school-choice program could learn a very valuable lesson from the example set by the late, great Mary McLeod Bethune. For when Bethune opened …

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