• Redirect funds directly into the classroom – where it counts!

 

  • Recruit and retain professional teachers with better pay, more flexibility and autonomy.

 

  • Ensure families and students are offered an educational setting that reflects their individual needs.

 

  • Prevent children from being trapped in failing schools and support programs that have been proven to boost literacy skills.

 

  • Encourage community engagement and the development of parent/teacher partnerships.

 

  • Work with our Sheriff’s office to collaboratively make our schools safer and more secure

 

  • Refocus curriculum and instruction toward traditional subject areas to bolster student success and achievement.

 

  • Advocate for ESE students in streamlining the process for providing necessary services and support.

 

  • Expand student programs that benefit the Tampa Bay area in the areas of eco-tourism, environmental science and marine science to protect our natural resources and promote a healthy economy.

 

  • Expand supplemental financial literacy curriculum in K-12 classrooms equipping students with the skills needed for financial independence.

 

  • Expand student access to High School Trade Programs.

Initiatives