Bill Proposed to Grade Parents

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Madison Dalton, Staff Writer
February 21, 2012

Recently, legislation that would require elementary school teachers in Florida to grade parents based on how well they handle their child’s education was passed in the House.  While the Senate still must vote in order for House K-20 Competitiveness Committee bill to become law, it’s 10 to 3 passage... Read more »

Law to Grade Parents Can Only Fail

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Sabrina Abesamis, Opinion Editor
February 21, 2012

As test scores continue to lag, Florida lawmaker Kelli Stargel is proposing bill HB 255, which would allow teachers to grade the parents of their students. However, evaluation systems for parents could only serve to further our nation’s gratuitous obsession with grades and standardized tests. There... Read more »

Teachers Should Grade Parents

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Abbygail Reid, News Editor
February 21, 2012

Every year Florida students, schools and districts are graded based on their performances. Now, it is time to start rating parents. The bill HB 255, filed by the Florida state representative, Kelli Stargel, was proposed to do just that. Stargel, a Republican who sits on several education legislative... Read more »