Don't slash AP funding, group pleads
Count ENLACE among the growing chorus of voices (including Hillsborough superintendent MaryEllen Elia and Florida education commissioner Eric J. Smith) decrying the Legislature's plans to cut funding for Advanced Placement programs.
"Another deep cut would inflict serious harm," says the group, which promotes college readiness for Latinos and African Americans, in a policy alert this afternoon.
"We expect our elected officials to make touch decisions in tough economic times, but drastic reductions to a proven success story is not tough; it's just wrong."
- Ron Matus, state education reporter