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Florida Teacher’s Union

Who knows best, parents or teachers’ union?

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In a recent POLITICO article, Florida Teachers’ Union President Joanne McCall said the following: “We believe that those closest to the students should be making the decisions about what is best for the students they serve.” At issue was the controversy surrounding the state Board of Education’s efforts to turn around Florida’s worst performing public schools. McCall was stressing her belief in local control of schools, saying that her members are bogged down with state requirements and don’t have enough…

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Bill Clinton to address Florida educators, three rallies in Florida

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Former President Bill Clinton will address the Florida Education Association’s conference in Orlando Friday and then go on a bus tour to rallies in Jacksonville, Panama City and Pensacola, the Hillary For America campaign announced Wednesday. Clinton’s two-day, four-city swing on behalf of his wife Hillary Clinton‘s Democratic presidential bid begins Monday morning with an address to the teachers union’s delegate assembly Friday morning. The event is closed to the public. From there he’ll be riding a bus to Jacksonville for…

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