Gary Chartrand wanted TFA and despite the fact we have professional teachers and college of ed graduates looking for jobs we got TFA.
Gary Chartrand wanted KIPP and despite the fact their model of education has serious critics we got KIPP.
Gary Chartrand wanted KIPP to expand and despite the fact its first grade was an F, they were the lowest performing school on the first coast, they were allowed to expand.
Gary Chartrand wants Nickolai Vitti to be our next superintendent and Vitti is the prohibitive favorite out of the remaining three candidates.
Gary Chartran despite the fact he was never a teacher or worked in a school and evidence contradicts most of his opinions about education, was just elected the state board of educations chair.
Ed Pratt-Dannals thinks this is a great thing.
Is Super Ed setting himself up for a job when his term mercifully comes to an end in a couple months?
I guess time will tell but in the meantime education and especially local education will continue to suffer because of the love affair that is going on.