Lisa Buie

Lisa Buie is senior reporter for reimaginED. She spent more than a dozen years as a reporter and bureau chief at the Tampa Bay Times before joining Shriners Hospitals for Children — Tampa, where…

Florida moves forward on charter school reform

(reimaginED) – Charter schools in Florida will have a smoother path following Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing on Thursday of two bills related to charter school operation. House Bill 225 requires… Read More

May 31, 2022
What’s next for Tennessee’s education savings account program?

(reimaginED) – A week after winning a key battle in a challenge to its 2019 education choice program, Tennessee officials remain unsure when the program will be able to get… Read More

May 27, 2022
Former public school teacher offers advice for starting a microschool

(reimaginED) – Amy Marotz’s decision to start a microschool began the way such decisions have begun for others: She became a parent. The former educator, who taught English at a… Read More

May 19, 2022
Teach Florida celebrates first anniversary of nation’s largest education choice expansion

(reimaginED) – Like most birthday parties for 1-year-olds, this one had cake. It featured remarks from guests who were impressed with the past 12 months of growth. It included predictions… Read More

May 13, 2022
Science center in the Ozarks reinvents itself, wins $1 million prize to continue offering education choice to families

(reimaginED) – Two years ago, as the coronavirus pandemic began shuttering childcare centers nationwide, a Springfield, Missouri center that had been providing STEM education activities faced a critical decision. Should… Read More

May 9, 2022