Taking Time to Smell the Roses

rosesI am off on a tangent.  This is not the same as a vacation.  The legislative session is over, and it is time to mull over what happened and did not happen.  Where shall we put our energies for next year?


As the thoughts about the inadequacies of charter school oversight were spinning in my head, I saw a field of roses.  Hmmm, it must be time to smell them and let these ideas mature.  So, I am cultivating my garden of ideas.

If you send things, I will post them, but I will spend the next week or so doing some digging.  It must be spring.


The Villages Charter School Removes 140 Students

VillagesHS-1Can you imagine that a public school can tell you to transfer your child to another school because the company you work for no longer is eligible to send children there?

The Villages is an age restricted, gated community in Sumter County with over 100,000 residents–no children allowed.  They have a charter school.  They just told 140 students they can no longer attend.  Something is unreal.Continue reading