Exercise freedom and responsibility to vote for public education

Jul 8, 2020

That’s a long time for any institution to exist, but an even older institution is credited with the longevity of our nation’s form of government, and that is public education. The first public schools opened in the American colony of Massachusetts more than a century before July 4, 1776.

Public education was viewed as important by our country’s founders, and the responsibility was bestowed at the state level as described in Article IX of the Florida Constitution: “The education of children is a fundamental value … and a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children residing within its borders.” Continue reading.