Today's news -- December 20, 2013

 

 

Florida superintendents continue push to change dual enrollment funding

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/florida-superintendents-continue-push-to-change-dual-enrollment-funding/2157759

 

Panhandle officials weighing in on fate of education system

http://www.pnj.com/article/20131219/NEWS01/131219011/Local-officials-weighing-in-on-fate-of-Fla-education-system

 

Orange teacher raise impasse hearing kicks off with recriminations (Diana Moore mentioned)
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/blogs/school-zone/os-teacher-raise-impasse-hearing-kicks-off-20131219,0,5067444.post

 

K12 gets hefty profit to run New Jersey virtual charter school

http://dianeravitch.net/2013/09/17/k12-gets-hefty-profit-to-run-newark-virtual-charter-school/

 

Kasich, Ohio GOP legislators write laws that exempt their own kids from standardized testing

http://www.plunderbund.com/2013/12/15/kasich-gop-legislators-write-laws-that-exempt-their-own-kids-from-standardized-testing/

 

Audit: USF overpaid former coach Skip Holtz and three execs

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/college/audit-usf-overpaid-former-coach-skip-holtz-and-three-execs/2157874

 

How one publisher is stopping academics from sharing their research

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/12/19/how-one-publisher-is-stopping-academics-from-sharing-their-research/

 

A case of dubious document destruction in Florida redistricting challenge

http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/columns/ruth-tallahassees-bonfire-of-the-alibis/2157827

http://www.bradenton.com/2013/12/20/4897502/a-case-of-dubious-document-destruction.html

 

Scott refuses to answer questions about broken unemployment website

http://www.wftv.com/news/news/local/gov-scott-refuses-answers-wftvs-questions-about-br/ncQD6/

 

Fewer unemployed in Florida? Maybe

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20131219/ARTICLE/131219549/2416/NEWS?Title=Fewer-unemployed-in-Florida-Maybe

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/12/20/3829091/new-unemployment-numbers-for-fla.html

Remember when Scott said he supported Medicaid? Well, forget that

http://www.beachpeanuts.com/2013/12/remember-when-rick-scott-claimed-he-supported-medicaid-well-forget-that.html

http://news.wfsu.org/post/medicaid-expansion-unlikely-2014-legislative-session

 

Florida Republicans face Obamacare conundrum: Take the subsidy or not

http://www.tampabay.com/news/health/florida-republicans-face-obamacare-conundrum-take-the-subsidy-or-not/2157848

 

Democrats to Scott: Call off latest DCF budget slashing

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/12/19/3827689/democrats-to-gov-scott-call-off.html

 

Florida Supreme Court certifies need for new judges

http://www.thefloridacurrent.com/article.cfm?id=35761642

 

Disney unions try to demonstrate strength ahead of contract talks

http://touch.orlandosentinel.com/#section/1505/article/p2p-78613510/

 

Senate GOP chooses obstruction over helping the unemployed

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/12/19/1263953/-Senate-GOP-chooses-obstruction-over-helping-the-nbsp-unemployed

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/19/unemployment-poll_n_4474320.html

 

$10.10 minimum wage would actually create new jobs, study says

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/19/1010-minimum-wage_n_4474183.html

 

The right's case of affluenza

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/12/19/do-republicans-hate-poor-people.html

 

Congress is warned anew not to breach debt ceiling

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/business/congress-is-warned-anew-on-debt-ceiling.html

 

Feds offers a stopgap health insurance option

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/us/politics/white-house-exempts-some-from-health-law-penalties.html

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-health-law-hole-20131219,0,4556490.story

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/govt-offers-stopgap-health-insurance-option

 

93 percent of hospital executives think Obamacare will make health care better

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/12/19/93-percent-of-hospital-executives-think-obamacare-will-make-health-care-better/

 

“Junk insurance” no bargain, some say

http://health.wusf.usf.edu/post/junk-insurance-no-bargain-some-say

 

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