When Prosperity and Poverty Collide

When Prosperity and Poverty Collide

Special Guest Post from Michael Preseton, Ed.D, the Executive Director of Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities. Did you know nearly one in six Floridians live in poverty? This is the conclusion of a report funded by the the Florida Chamber of...
Capital Days 2018

Capital Days 2018

The 2018 Legislative Session began on January 9 2018. The general revenue forecast for FY 2018-19 includes an estimated $52 million surplus, however, costs associated with Hurricane Irma or additional changes to federal policy were not factored into this budget. This...
Success in STEM Starts Earlier Than You Think

Success in STEM Starts Earlier Than You Think

When most of us think about summer camp the images of hiking in the woods, archery classes, swimming in a lake, and arts and crafts come to mind. Usually these camps are at a mountain hideaway and last for weeks. And while there are lots of advantages to traditional...
A Broader and Bolder Approach to Education Reform

A Broader and Bolder Approach to Education Reform

On a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon over 60 educational professionals from all over Central Florida gathered in the Morgridge International Reading Center at University of Central Florida to hear from Dr. Pedro Noguera, educational researcher and advocate. Dr....