Centner Academy Controversy: Education Secretary Says School Should ‘Follow The Science,’ Not ‘Be Threatening Teachers’During an interview with CBS4, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona weighed in on the scandal surrounding Centner Academy.
Facing South Florida: Centner AcademyJim DeFede took an in-depth look at the ongoing controversy swirling around the Centner Academy, a Miami private school, whose CEO has told teachers they risk getting fired if they get the COVID vaccine.
Centner Academy’s CEO Holds Meeting With Parents After Teacher Tells Class COVID Vaccine Is DangerousA new twist to the vaccine controversy at Centner Academy. A meeting was held Thursday afternoon with parents after a teacher told a fifth grade class not to hug their vaccinated parents.
Centner Academy Science Teacher Cautions 5th Graders On Hugging Vaccinated ParentsIn an email to CBS Miami, Leila Centner confirmed the incident with the fifth-grade class occurred, but argued the teacher violated school policy by discussing the issue with the children.
Republican State Sen. Manny Diaz Calls Centner Academy’s Stance On COVID Vaccine ‘Pretty Ridiculous’ & ‘Dangerous’The leading proponent of vouchers and private schools in the state legislature says he found the actions of the Centner Academy “pretty ridiculous” and “dangerous,” because of the founder’s threats to fire teachers who get the COVID-19 vaccine.
'It's Baffling': Parents Confused After Centner Academy Announces They Won't Employ People Who Have Been VaccinatedLeila Centner, co-founder and CEO of Centner Academy, has recently shared unfounded COVID conspiracies on her Instagram page.
Centner Academy’s CEO Stands By Claims That COVID Vaccines Are ‘An Experiment Right Now’Leila Centner, CEO of Centner Academy, spoke Tuesday about her school’s controversial new policy trying to keep teachers and staff from getting lifesaving COVID vaccinations.
White House Gives Its Position On Centner Academy's Announcement They Won't Employ Vaccinated PeopleWhite House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the COVID-19 vaccine is designed “to keep children safe, keep parents safe, keep teachers safe.”
Centner Academy Won't Employ COVID-19 Vaccinated Employees, Citing Debunked TheoryThe owners of a Miami private school want its teachers and employees not to get the COVID-19 vaccine, citing a debunked anti-vaccination theory.
Miami Proud: Centner Academy Calls Itself The 'First Happiness School'Everything about Centner Academy preschool is bright, colorful, designed to increase happiness to lead to academic performance. The school’s founding principles are a holistic approach to wellness, kindness, and education.