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Archive: Hoopster Rises to Meet Tall Challenge

For National School Choice Week, Capitol Vanguard is featuring seven Florida students learning in diverse ways.  Here is the second in our series; former JMI intern Kelly Barber contributed to this story. When Luis Aponte, Jr. was a senior in…

Archive: Riding a Wave of Family Success

For National School Choice Week, Capitol Vanguard is featuring seven Florida students learning in diverse ways.  Here is the third in our series; former JMI intern LaCrai Mitchell contributed to this story.   When Sue Wainio-Oato wants to compare notes…

Archive: Blending the Best of Both Worlds

For National School Choice Week, Capitol Vanguard is featuring seven Florida students learning in diverse ways.  Here is the fourth in our series; JMI resident fellow William Mattox composed this story. R.J. Wood always thought he’d like to ride a…

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…