Bennett to resign as Florida’s K-12 leader in wake of Indiana controversy

By Ben Velderman on Thursday, August 1st, 2013 in Uncategorized No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Noted education reformer Tony Bennett will resign as Florida’s education commissioner later today after questions arose earlier this week about his role in changing the performance grade of a charter school that’s operated by a top Republican donor, according to  Tampabay.com


Sorry, Petrilli, we can’t leave the suburbs alone

By Victor Skinner on Sunday, November 25th, 2012 in Commentary No Comments

Facebook Twitter RedditBy RiShawn Biddle Dropout Nation ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (DropoutNation.net) editor (RiShawn Biddle) originally planned to give his thoughts on Thomas B. Fordham Institute research czar Mike Petrilli’s latest book on diverse school, and his continued (and wrongheaded) move to join forces with ivory-tower civil rights activists such as Richard Kahlenberg for pushing socioeconomic […]