Virtual schools. Florida Virtual School is developing an online course for teachers about online teaching. Getting Smart.
Magnet schools. Raising re-segregation concerns? ActionNewsJax.com.
Career academies. Alachua holds its annual forum. Gainesville Sun.
Charter schools. A charter school in Palm Beach County is starting a STEAM Academy. Palm Beach Post.
Common Core. So PARCC maybe sorta kinda isn’t really out of the running after all. Education Week. Common Core critics continue to push. Gradebook. Some conservative groups aim to channel Common Core opposition into school choice support. Politico.
Turnaround schools. State officials see good and not-so-good in Pinellas. Gradebook.
School spending. Manatee puts together a comprehensive plan to address fiscal errors identified in audits. Sarasota Herald Tribune.
School facilities. Parents at a Sarasota elementary say something at the school is making their kids sick. Sarasota Herald Tribune.
Principals. A Florida TaxWatch analysis lists the six best in the state, based on math and reading gains. Five are in Miami-Dade. Miami Herald. The Buzz. The Florida Current. One’s in Pasco. Gradebook. Continue Reading →