STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill Tallahassee- The James Madison Institute (JMI) hailed today’s passage of a major higher education package by the Florida Legislature. The bill contains two provisions that JMI [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill Tallahassee- The James Madison Institute (JMI) hailed today’s passage of a major higher education package by the Florida Legislature. The bill contains two provisions that JMI [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds the Florida Legislature for Fighting for Florida’s K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 JMI Applauds the Florida Legislature for Fighting for Florida’s K-12 Students Statement from The James Madison Institute on the Passage of Major Education Bills Tallahassee - The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails today’s passage of two major education [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds The Florida House for Fighting For K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI APPLAUDS THE FLORIDA HOUSE FOR FIGHTING FOR K-12 STUDENTS The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails the passage of House Bill 7055, a major education reform bill, by the Florida House of Representatives. This measure, which [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds The Florida House for Fighting For K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI APPLAUDS THE FLORIDA HOUSE FOR FIGHTING FOR K-12 STUDENTS The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails the passage of House Bill 7055, a major education reform bill, by the Florida House of Representatives. This measure, which [...]

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Lawmakers, Professionals to Attend School Choice Luncheon

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Florida lawmakers and a charter school pioneer will give presentations on school choice at the Stan Marshall Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at The Columns. Speakers include Rep. Michael Bileca, chairman of House Education committee; Rep. Byron Donalds, sponsor of HB-1, a major school choice [...]

By | 2018-05-31T13:23:08-04:00 January 19th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Lawmakers, Professionals to Attend School Choice Luncheon

School choice, sharing economy, jobs among issues as Florida’s legislative session opens

Tuesday marked the opening of Florida’s 2018 legislative session, which will last for 60 days and is expected to include plenty of important issues for both taxpayers and job creators. One issue taking shape in many state houses is school choice, and Florida’s chambers are no different. House Speaker Richard [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:25:42-04:00 January 10th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on School choice, sharing economy, jobs among issues as Florida’s legislative session opens

Popularity of Florida’s ESA Program Shows It’s Time for Universal Expansion

Gardiner Scholarship Special-Needs Program So Popular It Has Exhausted All Funding The Gardiner Scholarship Program, Florida’s education savings account (ESA) program for students with special needs, is so popular it has exhausted all funding for the 2017­–18 school year. Already the largest ESA program in the country (based on enrollment), [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:26:17-04:00 January 8th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Popularity of Florida’s ESA Program Shows It’s Time for Universal Expansion

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Praying for DACA?

JMI report lauds UF free speech promotion efforts A report released and conducted by the conservative-leaning James Madison Institute has found the state higher education system is “very well positioned to meet the growing demand for intellectually-serious academic study at an affordable cost.” But citing room for improvement, JMI President [...]

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Free Expression and Intellectual Diversity

Middlebury College. University of California, Berkeley. Evergreen State. Claremont McKenna. Yale. The list of academic institutions rocked in recent months by (sometimes violent) speech-squelching protests is not pretty.  And combined with growing concerns about high student debt and sagging job prospects for many new graduates, these efforts to thwart [...]

By | 2018-05-23T00:34:10-04:00 December 14th, 2017|Policy Brief, Publications|0 Comments