With the 2010 legislative session underway in a week, the proposed changes to the 2002 class size amendment has been getting alot of attention recently. As well as changes to class sizes, a new bill that passed a house committee yesterday is being considered that would do away with 9th and 10th grade FCATs. And WUSF checks in with Tampa Airman Rex Temple with another installment of My Last Tour.
This is the cinema verité story of five irrepressible but troubled boys pulled from the train wreck of foster care and the two articulate men who are now their fathers, and their moving metamorphosis into a solid family unit.
Food for Thought is presented on selected Monday evenings during Season at Michael's Wine Cellar in Sarasota. Monday March 15th's featured guests will be current resident fellows of the Hermitage Artist Retreat, Poet Stephen Kuusisto, writer Alexander Chee and the first awardee of the annual Greenfield Prize, playwright Craig Lucas.
Food for Thought is presented on selected Monday evenings during Season at Michael's Wine Cellar in Sarasota. Monday March 1st's featured guests will be Dr. Larry Thompson, President of Ringling College of Art & Design and Wendy Surkis, President of The Sarasota Museum of Art.
Lawyers debate class size amendment, a proposal to replace math and science FCATs with final exams clears a house committee, and screening of hands and bags for explosives when getting on commercial airlines. IN-DEPTH: Senior Master Sgt. Rex Temple speaks at an Afghan army literacy class.