Charter Schools USA founder Jonathan Hage and his first mate Edward Pozzuoli, attorney for Charter Schools USA who is also president of the law firm Tripp Scott, have registered a yacht under the name of “Fishin’ 4 Schools” as well as formed an LLC under the same name.
Question: Has there been any survey to gauge community interest in a charter high school in this area?
Answer: No formal survey has been taken, however, there has been general community interest expressed by residents to City staff and officials specifically related to the need for a charter high school in the area.
We recently published compelling data that shows Broward County Public Schools are outperforming their charter schools as a whole. One of the surprising things discovered was that two top charter schools, despite telling the public they were doing a better job, were not serving students from all socioeconomic backgrounds.
After crunching state and local data, the numbers are in: Broward County Public Schools are actually outperforming charter schools.
The City of Tamarac wants to have a new Charter High School built.
Did you read about it in the agenda? I didn’t either. You see, City Manager Michael Cernech slipped it in the January 21, workshop agenda as item number seven, which wasn’t on the agenda, nor was it ever amended to include this item.
Imagine your neighbor owns a Ford dealership, however not only will he not drive a Ford, none his family will either, preferring to drive BMW’s. Now imagine this: the state is giving his dealership money because they believe in his business.
On Friday, the Florida Department of Education released 2011/12 preliminary high school grades under the revised Florida A++ Plan. Although announced as preliminary, these grades are final pending appeals, which would be submitted prior to February 2013. Elementary and middle school grades were released in late June 2011.