Jun 3, 2019
There are some amazing things happening with school choice in Florida, but how would anyone know if no one reports on it? How is the reporting on districts today in the state? Ron Matus is director for policy & public affairs at Step Up for Students and a former education reporter with the Tampa Bay Times (formerly the St. Petersburg Times). He joins the podcast to talk with Erika and Shawn about what he sees as the problems with education reporting today. Together, they discuss the reluctance to tell the whole story of public education in Florida? What exactly is being under-reported? Why are the voices of so many teachers not being heard? Find out the answers to these questions! Plus, What is the surprising link between education reporting and the BackStreet Boys? All of this and more on today's episode!