To help set the record straight on Florida’s performance in education, Worst To First is hosting a video contest. Through the “Truth about 10” contest, high school and college students will create their own video spots to shine a bright light on Florida’s failing educational system. For more information, click on the contest tab.
In a recent Huffington Post article, Peter M. Shane purposed a new vision for higher education in America. Here is the driving question I found intriguing: “What would it mean to build the theory and practice of journalism into the very DNA of American higher education? How would it affect communities to see a flowering […]
Across the state of Florida, we find more and more stories of schools loosing funding. This has a huge impact on the moral of teachers. If keeping students engaged in the learning process wasn’t already a challenge, now try doing it with less resources. “State spending on education as percentage of total resources Florida ranks 42nd. As […]
Rep. Ari Porth (D-Broward) kicked off Florida’s first-ever Early Childhood Caucus meeting in Tallahassee on Tues., Nov. 3. A bipartisan group of legislators, together with agency leaders and child advocates, attended the organizational meeting to begin discussions on how Florida can make smarter, more strategic investments in young children. Porth presented two brief videos. The […]
What an exciting time we had at the FJCCSGA President’s Assembly in Orlando this past weekend. On Thursday night, the DoubleTree Hotel conference room was packed with nearly 300 student government leaders from 27 colleges across the state. The energy was amazing! To start, Bud Chiles shared the Worst To First story and the vision […]