Florida roundup: Jeb Bush, charter schools, Broad Prize hopes & more

Charter schools. Democratic lawmakers have filed several bills to reign in problems that arise when charter schools close, reports Gradebook. Miami-Dade County planners reject a charter school’s proposal to grow on the site of a former private school, reports the Miami Herald.

Jeb Bush. Talks Florida-style ed reform in Texas. Dallas Morning News. Texas TribuneAssociated PressAustin American Statesman. KUT.org.FL roundup logo snipped

School spending. Lawmakers should loosen the strings on impact fee money, writes the Ocala Star Banner.

More sequestration. WOKV.com. Gradebook.

Teacher evaluations. Seminole officials fear good teachers could lose their jobs under the new system, reports Orlando Sentinel. In southwest Florida, only four people sound off on the evals at a DOE meeting, reports the Naples Daily News.

Teacher pay. Seminole teachers ask for more. SchoolZone.

Broad Prize. A Broad Prize site-visit team suggests Orange County could soon be in the running. Orlando Sentinel.

Bullies. A Harlem Globetrotter brings an anti-bullying message to Gainesville schools, reports the Gainesville Sun. Then to a Tampa school, reports the Tampa Tribune.

Education summit. Jacksonville is holding its first today. Florida Times Union.

FCAT. Collier district official bemoan the timing of the FCAT given recent tragedies involving Immokalee High students. Fort Myers News Press.

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