Appeals court upholds ruling against Florida education funding challenge

Florida’s First District Court of Appeal has agreed with the trial court against a group of parents who complained the state had violated its constitutional role to fund an “an efficient, safe, secure and uniform high-quality education.”  The case, filed in 2009,  questioned whether the Legislature and executive branch did enough to meet the “paramount duty” in…

Frank Brogan, former Martin County superintendent, lands national education position

President Donald Trump has tapped a former Martin County superintendent for a top national education post. Frank Brogan, superintendent here from 1988-1994 before moving on to stints as Florida’s commissioner of education and lieutenant governor, was nominated as assistant secretary of education for elementary and secondary education, the White House announced Monday. Read More