2014 Legislative Updates

The 2014 Legislative Session started Tuesday, March 4th.  Throughout this session, ACE of Florida, with the lobbying efforts of Jon Conley of Emergent Design and Development, will be bringing you updates and information on bills that impact adult education. For an update on the first week of session, please click on the following:  ACE LEGISLATIVE…

2014 ACE Conference

Mark your calendar for the 2014 ACE Conference scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2014!!!  This year’s conference will be held at the Omni ChampionsGate Orlando.  Plan to join us for an exciting, information-packed conference….you don’t want to miss it! Conference registration: ACE Member:  $395 Non ACE Member:  $470 Exhibitor Fee – ACE Member: …

Florida charter schools: big money, little oversight

Florida’s charter school movement has grown into $400-million-a-year powerhouse backed by real-estate developers and promoted by politicians, but with little oversight. Preparing for her daughter’s graduation in the spring, Tuli Chediak received a blunt message from her daughter’s charger high school: Pay us $600 or your daughter won’t graduate.  Read more…. BY SCOTT HIAASEN AND KATHLEEN…