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Vouchers for All?
For years, the Florida legislature has been chipping away at public education in an attempt to have a wholly privatized system. This legislative session, House Bill 7045 will provide for a massive expansion of vouchers to unaccountable private and religious schools. On the latest episode of FEA’s Educating from the Heart podcast — the first in a two-part series — we explore the harm that continued privatization of schools inflicts on Florida’s most vulnerable students and communities. Listen to Episode 6: Vouchers for All?
The Advocate’s Advocate
The Spring 2021 issue of The Advocate, is in members’ mailboxes now! This issue of FEA’s magazine features a cover story on Ulysses Floyd and his lifetime’s commitment to public schools and the Florida Education Association.
NEA Position on COVID-19 Vaccines
As a vaccine for Covid-19 begins to become available, the National Education Association, through resolution C-2, believes “that vaccines are essential medical tools in preventing infectious diseases. The Association acknowledges that vaccines must be pervasive to be effective.” Read the NEA’s position on Covid-19 vaccines.
Safe Schools Report
FEA launched the Safe Schools Report, to collect and display important, factual information surrounding the opening of school campuses across the state. Parents and educators can also submit Covid-related information about their school or district’s reopening. In a recent op-ed, AFT President Randi Weingarten lays out what safe reopening of schools can and should look like.
FEA update (Dec. 3 update): To comply with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, most FEA staff are working remotely until there is a two-week coronavirus positivity rate of 5 percent or below. Our work continues as normal, with FEA staff available through email, phone and voicemail. As always, we remain committed to advocating for our members and students.
Get involved with the movement to protect public education!
Despite pandemic restrictions, we found numerous ways to speak up for students, public education, and our freedoms and working conditions https://youtu.be/0peqtZVNkGU When teachers and education staff professionals showed up April… Read more about this story
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Education Association (FEA) President Andrew Spar released this statement Friday in response to Florida Department of Education (FDOE) Order 2021-EO-02, regarding mandated standardized testing: “The new order… Read more about this story
Florida Education Association members believe in the bold promise of public education for all. Together we stand up and speak out for student success, opportunity and professional excellence.
United, our nearly 150,000 members make up the the state’s largest labor union of professional employees and are each committed to helping every student unlock their full potential. Here’s how: