Frances Floresca

Frances Floresca is a freelance reporter and educational policy analyst.

Public Education
‘A fun sugary treat.’ Wisconsin school district defends offering sex guides to kids 

A Wisconsin school district is defending its decision to offer students sex guides, claiming staff used “selection and deselection guidelines” to evaluate the books. Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) libraries… Read More

September 8, 2023
Homeschools
Microschools continue to be a popular alternative for families seeking a better education for their children

Microschools and learning pods are growing so popular for families around the country, they have received national media attention. These learning environments tend to be smaller… Read More

September 7, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Teachers Union leader opposed school choice, reportedly sends her child to private school

Many leaders who oppose school choice have been known to send their children to private schools. This includes both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala… Read More

September 7, 2023
Public Education
Chicago Public Schools policy requires school district staff to support LGBT students and staff

The nations’ fourth largest school district has a policy requiring staff to support LGBT students and staff, giving such examples as using preferred pronouns and putting up visible signs of… Read More

August 30, 2023
Homeschools
Former public school educators turning to homeschooling and microschooling

Parents and educators alike are abandoning traditional public schools in favor of alternative models such as homeschooling and microschooling, finding they better serve students unique needs.   Six months into the… Read More

August 29, 2023