Entries by Dan Gelber

FCAT chaos and why heads ought to roll

Here are my thoughts on Pearson’s failure to deliver the state FCAT grades on time (note: I absolutely hate the way the FCAT is overemphasized – but if you pay a company $250 million and they fail to do the only thing they are paid to do, heads ought to roll!): Pearson’s failure and the […]

Fighting Public Corruption

It’s no wonder that Floridians are losing faith in their government. More public officials in Florida are charged with corruption than in any other state. But the problem isn’t simply criminal wrongdoing. The truth is much of what is wrong isn’t even illegal. We have a state government that operates largely in the shadows; a […]