Orlando Sentinel “Jack Chambless: Abolish school districts, equalize education” May 8, 2015 By Jack A. Chambless Another school year is being wrapped up for the more than 2.6 million kids in Florida’s 4,200 public schools. Some of those students will be in my classes next fall. When they arrive, many will discover that they have …
Context Florida “William Mattox: Expand innovative program for special-needs students” April 21, 2015 By Bill Mattox Six years ago, when Katie Swingle’s son was only 18 months old, a doctor reported that her boy’s autism would probably prevent him from ever being able to speak. Today, Katie’s son is not only communicating orally, but he’s …
The Heartland Institute “Florida Bill Would Streamline Charter School Approval Process” April 17, 2015 By Jeff Reynolds The Florida House of Representatives is considering a bill that would streamline the charter school approval process and fast-track the closing of underperforming charters. House Bill 7037 would create a statewide institute whose mission would be to assist …
Just Released Policy Brief: Expanding Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts — Why Florida Needs More of a Good ThingPosted 04/07/2015
Just Released Policy Brief: Expanding Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts Why Florida Needs More of a Good Thing By William Mattox Director of The J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options, The James Madison Institute Click the image below to read the full Policy Brief or view the PDF here.
PRESS RELEASE: Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, Commissioner Adam Putnam and Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard/FOX News Headline the 2015 JMI Annual DinnerPosted 03/30/2015
WATCH HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO HERE: COMING SOON! VIEW EVENT PHOTOS HERE. WATCH FULL VIDEO HERE: COMING SOON! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2015 CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 email@example.com Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, Commissioner Adam Putnam and Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard/FOX News Headline the 2015 JMI Annual Dinner; New JMI Education Policy Center …
CNN en Espanol (Cala Show) Coverage of Sharp Mind, Noble Heart March 25, 2015
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The Torch — Florida: Forward Progress in Student Achievement and Delivering Best “Bang-for-Buck” in EducationPosted 02/25/2015
The Torch by Liberty Foundation “Florida: Forward Progress in Student Achievement and Delivering Best “Bang-for-Buck” in Education” February 25, 2015 By Dr. Bob McClure Article: https://issuu.com/libertyfound/docs/the_torch_february_2015_issuu/3?e=0
In case you missed the summit, you can catch the full recording linked. Dr. Bob McClure, JMI president and CEO, moderated and education choice discussion you can watch that starts at the 1:30:30 mark: http://bit.ly/1Jnyl5i .
National Center for Policy Analysis “Private School Choice Benefits Bullied Student” February 12, 2015 By Megan Simons We’ve highlighted the benefits of school choice before ― increasing school choice can boost academic achievement, teacher pay, and transparency. According to a new video by The James Madison Institute, opening up school choice may have another benefit: reducing bullying. …
- Becky Liner, JMI EVP, awards 2015 Florida History Fair students two JMI special prizes -- Celebrate Freedom Award and Economic Freedom Award
- JMI staff members judge the Florida History Fair state competition
Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL (May 4)
- Don Orrico, JMI SW Development Dir., speaks at Collier County Republican Club
Pelican Marsh Golf Club (May 1)
- Dr. Bob McClure, JMI president and CEO, discusses Medicaid expansion in Florida on the Cindy Graves Show, 600WBOB