Tax credit scholarships. The bill to expand the state’s tax credit scholarships program passes its first committee on a party-line vote. redefinED. More from the Halifax Media Services, Miami Herald, Associated Press, The Florida Current, News Service of Florida, WFSU, Palm Beach Post. Faith leaders and their supporters from across Florida gather in the Capitol to support the bill. redefinED. The Ledger doesn’t like it. The Citrus County Chronicle profiles a school choice mom.
Charter schools. The group behind a proposed charter school at MacDill Air Force Base withdraws its application and says it will resubmit. Tampa Tribune. Tampa Bay Times. New one in Palm Bay celebrates its opening. Florida Today.
Digital learning. Computer class instead of PE? Orlando Sentinel.
Common Core. Two retired U.S. Army generals push for Common Core. School Zone.
Obama. The president is set to visit a Miami-Dade high school today to give a major speech on education and the economy. Miami Herald.
School spending. The superintendent of the Manatee County School District calls for an investigation into the financial practices under former superintendent Tim McGonegal. Bradenton Herald. Sarasota Herald Tribune. Continue Reading →