Gainesville Sun: Unlikely scholar discovers way to revitalize neighborhoods, schools

Even though he does not always drink Dos Equis, Bart Danielsen is quite possibly the Most Interesting Man in the World of Education Policy today. Or at least the Most Unlikely Man. Danielsen is a business school professor who specializes in real estate. He’s an expert in housing patterns, not [...]

By |2022-01-18T11:37:21-04:00January 18th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Gainesville Sun: Unlikely scholar discovers way to revitalize neighborhoods, schools

Florida Politics: William Mattox: Making Florida the new ‘promised land’ for education-minded families

Migration to Florida — America’s Promised Land — is being fueled in part by a very interesting factor: school choice. An exodus is underway from New York City and its surrounding environs. Many Jews are leaving the Big Apple and moving to the Sunshine State. And their migration to Florida [...]

By |2022-01-04T13:07:24-04:00January 4th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Florida Politics: William Mattox: Making Florida the new ‘promised land’ for education-minded families

STATEMENT RELEASE: NEW REPORT ON SCHOOL CHOICE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2022 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW REPORT ON SCHOOL CHOICE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute (JMI) has released a new report entitled Becoming America’s ‘Education Destination’ detailing how universal K-12 scholarships can brighten Florida’s future. The [...]

By |2022-01-03T22:55:36-04:00January 4th, 2022|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: NEW REPORT ON SCHOOL CHOICE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Becoming America’s ‘Education Destination:’ How Universal Scholarships Can Brighten Florida’s Future

Click here to read the full policy brief An exodus is underway from New York City and its surrounding environs. Many members of the Jewish community are leaving the Big Apple and moving to the Sunshine State. And their migration to Florida – America’s Promised Land – is being fueled [...]

By |2021-12-28T17:30:35-04:00January 4th, 2022|Publications|Comments Off on Becoming America’s ‘Education Destination:’ How Universal Scholarships Can Brighten Florida’s Future

Florida Politics: Let’s rename Florida’s K-12 scholarships for Mary McLeod Bethune

The timing seems perfect. Should I seek to get a Bright Futures scholarship? It’s one of the first questions that a Florida high school student asks when thoughts turn toward college. And while there are three variations of these scholarships — the Academic, the Medallion, and the Gold Seal Vocational [...]

By |2021-11-12T12:06:51-04:00November 12th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Florida Politics: Let’s rename Florida’s K-12 scholarships for Mary McLeod Bethune

Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

As the election results in Virginia and elsewhere demonstrate, many parents are upset with how American history and civics are being taught in schools. And it’s hard to blame them. Some feel we are tearing down our nation’s past. Others believe we are not doing enough to tell the history [...]

By |2021-11-16T17:47:23-04:00November 10th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

2022 Policy Priorities

Click here to read the full list of JMI's 2022 Policy Priorities!  2022 JMI Policy Priorities The Future IS Florida… Turning the page from 2020 to 2021, it wouldn’t have been out of line to feel a sense of relief or optimism for the onset of a new year and [...]

By |2021-10-08T16:12:25-04:00October 11th, 2021|Publications|Comments Off on 2022 Policy Priorities

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Edition of Celebrate Freedom Civics Curriculum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021 CONTACT Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JMI RELEASES NEW EDITION OF 'CELEBRATE FREEDOM' CIVICS CURRICULUM TALLAHASSEE – Today, The James Madison Institute (JMI) released the newest edition of its civics education curriculum Celebrate Freedom in partnership with the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education (NIE) and the Florida Press Education Services, [...]

By |2021-09-15T16:30:09-04:00September 15th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Edition of Celebrate Freedom Civics Curriculum

Florida Calls a Truce in the Mask Wars

An existing school-choice program lets parents decide what’s best for their kids. Tallahassee, Fla. The Sunshine State has a peace plan for the school mask wars: educational choice. Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order July 30 to “protect parents’ right to make decisions regarding masking of their children,” but [...]

By |2021-08-10T16:10:12-04:00August 10th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Florida Calls a Truce in the Mask Wars
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