West Central Florida’s primetime public affairs program

Moderator Rob Lorei leads a diverse roundtable of journalists, academics, officials, and other political insiders for lively talk. A weekly mixture of familiar panelists and fresh faces promises a wide marketplace of ideas. Frequent viewer feedback and “Person on the Street” segments bring more viewpoints into the mix; Year-in-Review, Legislative Focus, and One-on-One Interview specials deliver even more variety.

 

The State of Education in Florida: A special episode

Premieres Thursday, September 3 at 8:30 p.m.

Unacceptable graduation rates. Low reading skills. Grading our students, teachers and schools. School vouchers and charter schools. The ultimate goal of preparing students for the 21st century workforce. What’s working and where do we come up short for our children? Join us for a special episode of Florida This Week where we convene state and local leaders to discuss the State of Education in Florida.

Panelists

Panelists for this episode are:

  • Senator John Legg (R), Chairman of the Florida Senate Committee on Education Pre-K – 12
  • Senator Dwight Bullard (D), Member of the Florida Senate Committee on Education Pre-K – 12
  • Kurt Browning, Superintendent of Pasco County Schools
  • Doretha Edgecomb, Vice Chair of the Hillsborough County School Board
  • Robert Buesing, Member of the Committee for Early Learning with the Florida Chamber Of Commerce, attorney

 

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