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Archive: Flipping the School Day (without Skipping a Beat)

For National School Choice Week, Capitol Vanguard is featuring seven Florida students learning in diverse ways.  Here is the fifth in our series; JMI intern Keith Leslie contributed to this story.   Ian Maser has always known kids who spend…

Archive: What a 14 Year-Old Homeowner Can Teach Us About Thrift

When Florida students head back to the classroom this month, 14 year-old Willow Tufano of North Port will not be among them.  Willow, you see, has more important things to do – like collecting rent from the tenants that live…

Archive: Teaching Students the ‘Thrift Ethic’

The latest fashion in education is a lot like most back-to-school clothing marketed to preteen girls – it doesn’t quite cover enough.  If you don’t believe me, just ask Barbara Goldstein, a Florida mother and education advocate. Drowning in Debt…