Fedrick Ingram is the president of the Florida Education Association, representing teachers, higher education faculty and school employees across the state. He is a music teacher, a school bandleader and a former Miami-Dade Teacher of the Year. He and his wife have three children, all of whom have attended public schools.
Back to school is my absolute favorite time of year. I spent a decade as a high school music teacher and band director, and the season will always be about fresh starts, new opportunities and all the hope that students, teachers and support staff bring to another year. I experienced that good energy recently at […]
Do state lawmakers want Florida’s kids to fail? They say they don’t. This year we’ve heard lots of nice words from politicians about “ensuring every child has a world-class education,” “family empowerment” and providing students with “opportunity, regardless of their ZIP code or status.” But actions speak louder than talking points, and the message is […]