In responce to his letter in the TU today
First he is better than every educator in Florida, he must be because Rick Scott went to Virginia to hire him.
He is the smartest guy in the world. He must be, he has been here since June and he has education in Florida completely figured out.
He loves charter schools; he is part of the part of the state government, which sent them 55 million dollars for construction, zero went to public schools in case you were wondering.
Of course Charter Schools in Virginia are different, there for the most part they are non profit entities concerned with improving student performance, here many are politically connected for profit monstrosities concerned with filling the pockets of their owners with public money.
We don’t need higher standards, we need rigorous standards, we don’t need algebra II we need a legitimate algebra I class. Many of our kids don’t meet the standards we have now, how is raising them going to help?