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Aug 30, 2013, 09:11 ET from ExcelinEd

Top Education Stories, Opinions and Blogs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) and the Foundation for Florida's Future (aFloridaPromise) are proud to announce the launch of the new and improved education news source, Every weekday, The EdFly guides readers to top education stories, opinions and blogs from across the nation. The new site offers enhanced functions and features, including the ability to sort news by state and topic. From the latest news on Maine's A-F school grading to state discussions on charter schools and everything in between, you can find the day's education headlines each morning on the fly.

"Since 2007, The EdFly has served as a daily go-to source for news and opinions on education," said Patricia Levesque, chief executive officer of ExcelinEd and executive director of aFloridaPromise. "Local, state and national conversations on education matter deeply to the site's expanding readership, and each morning The EdFly captures the headlines on these important topics. Those interested or engaged in education reform will find The EdFly to be an essential part of their morning."

Ron Matus, editor of the redefinED blog and a former education reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, has been visiting The EdFly for more than a year. "I was already a fan and now I'll be a bigger one," Matus said. "The EdFly gives me what I want every morning: the latest ed reform and school choice news from across the country. It's good for reporters, wonks, activists – anybody who wants to stay in the know. You can't dunk it in your coffee, but it's the next best thing."­­

Packed with current news and commentary, The EdFly is a great way to find and share the hottest education topics across the country. And, while you're there, buzz through The EdFly Blog's latest commentary or join the #EdFly discussion on Twitter.

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with the mission of ensuring all children receive an education that equips them to reach their God-given potential. The organization works with decision makers state by state on developing, adopting and implementing student-centered education reform policies.

The Foundation for Florida's Future, a public policy organization led by former Governor Jeb Bush, is advancing reforms to make education in Florida a model for the nation.

SOURCE ExcelinEd