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Latest News


Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Americans for Prosperity Summit in Dallas Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30.  
Click here to get tickets.  

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Published Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Elect 25 Jurors for the Florida Unified Statewide Grand Jury. 
A very important meeting taking place this Saturday, August 9th in the city of Labelle in Hendry Co., Florida.

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Published Sunday, August 3, 2014
"A sad day for Manatee County citizens and the First Amendment: The bullying of two Manatee County citizens in a recent Board of Manatee County Commissioners meeting by Chairman Larry Bustle is unacceptable."  
Click here to read Glen's entire Bradenton Herald Letter to the Editor.   

Also click here to read Dennis Maley's opinion in the Bradenton Times.  

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Published Saturday, July 26, 2014

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please remember, every voter can vote for all 3 Candidates, even if they are not in your District. 

"School board races are nonpartisan, and all Manatee County voters can choose a candidate for each race. Candidates must reside within the district they are running for, but once elected, serve the district as a whole." 

The Manatee Education Association has endorsed two current school board members and a long-time Manatee County resident for the 2014 school board election.

Read more here: http://www.bradenton.com/2014/07/25/5271258/manatee-education-association.html?sp=%2F99%2F100%2F&ihp=1#storylink=cpy  
      

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Published Thursday, July 24, 2014
The hazards and the diseases that the illegal aliens are bringing to America.  Call your Legislators and make them aware.  read more»
Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

Manatee Schools Fact Sheet - Summary:

1. FACT:  The audit of the MTI financial records is still open

2.  FACT:  The investigation regarding reported misdeeds is still ongoing.

3.  FACT:  Galvano did not give Manatee School District $17 M.

4.  FACT:  Galvano acknowledged having a meeting with Cantrell and Miner amongst others and says that he was misquoted.

5.  FACT:  FEFP formula was increased for ALL schools in Florida.

6.  FACT:  MCSD closed out the 2013/14 year with a positive reserve of $4 M

7.  FACT:  2014/15 year budget has a $12.5 M reserve 

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Published Sunday, July 13, 2014
"Police investigated, while the district continued to sit on its hands and its attorney at the time, John Bowen, publicly defended everyone involved. However, after an exhaustive investigation, the BPD recommended charges for Frazier along with four administrators, including then-assistant Superintendent Bob Gagnon, who'd previously been the principal at the school. Hence, the idea that Gagnon's fate was somehow a "witch hunt" orchestrated by the new administration – which had not even yet been hired when BPD launched its investigation – seems dubious at best."  Bradenton Times read more»
Published Saturday, July 12, 2014

Why should we renew Manatee Y Tech High School contract after an audit report like this? Our we just fools? 

"The audit report was issued July 3 by the office of R.B. "Chips" Shore. The report substantiated allegations that the YMCA had falsified information to support funding it got from Manatee County, but did not address the subject of the high school's operation. A complaint that was filed about the school was included as an addendum to the audit."

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Published Saturday, July 12, 2014
Manatee County ended it on a high note continuing its remarkable turnaround with the 80% of Manatee District schools receiving an A, B or C grade, compared to 60% in 2013, reflecting a 20% increase.  read more»



Upcoming Events


September 1, 2014

Date: September 1, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

September 2, 2014

Date: September 2, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

September 9, 2014

Date: September 9, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

September 16, 2014

Date: September 16, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

September 18, 2014

Date: September 18, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 23, 2014

Date: September 23, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

September 25, 2014

Date: September 25, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 30, 2014

Date: September 30, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 2, 2014

Date: October 2, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 7, 2014

Date: October 7, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 9, 2014

Date: October 9, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 14, 2014

Date: October 14, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 16, 2014

Date: October 16, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 21, 2014

Date: October 21, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 23, 2014

Date: October 23, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October 28, 2014

Date: October 28, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 30, 2014

Date: October 30, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 6, 2014

Date: November 6, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 13, 2014

Date: November 13, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 20, 2014

Date: November 20, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 27, 2014

Date: November 27, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 4, 2014

Date: December 4, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 11, 2014

Date: December 11, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

December 18, 2014

Date: December 18, 2014 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm