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…

Christian Schools
Supporters rally to raise $450,000 to keep historic Alabama Catholic school open

An Alabama parochial school that played an important role in the nation’s civil rights movement and recently was threatened with closure now will stay open. Heart of Mary Catholic… Read More

April 8, 2022
Florida governor signs bill offering state K-12 scholarships to Florida law enforcement officers’ dependents

(reimaginED) – With uniformed sheriff’s deputies looking on, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed HB 3, a bill aimed at recruiting and retaining law enforcement officers with a… Read More

April 5, 2022
Public Education
Florida Board of Education approves rules for military friendly schools to become ‘Purple Star campuses’

Florida schools seeking to be military-friendly now will be able to earn the right to claim that designation under rules the Florida State Board of Education unanimously approved Wednesday. The… Read More

April 5, 2022
School choice advocate on why Biden admin proposal hinders charters

(reimaginED) – Last week, the Biden administration proposed new rules for its start-up grant program for charter schools. If adopted, the rules would make it tougher for those seeking… Read More

March 31, 2022
Christian Schools
Key West’s only Catholic school plans expansion to accommodate enrollment growth

(reimaginED) – Jim Rigg likes to call the latest Catholic school enrollment trends “the Great Registration.” Modifying the catchphrase “the Great Resignation” about the large numbers of workers leaving their… Read More

March 29, 2022