The Broward School Board will meet Tuesday to discuss and finalize its compliance plan to reduce class size and the school district has to act fast if it wants to save some money.
Broward County and Miami-Dade County schools faces the threat of million dollar fines from the state for having its core classes violating size requirements this fall.
A revised plan to loosen Florida’s class size limits has passed the state Senate with little of the opposition that’s accompanied past proposals. It would reduce the number of core courses covered by class size requirements from 849 to 304.
Think your kids are already squeezed into their classrooms? Despite a constitutional amendment calling for smaller classes, Thursday The Legislature voted to loosen Florida’s class size limits, a decision that could result in packed classrooms.
Broward County school officials are giving the state a C- for their efforts in reducing a penalty they fined the district for violating the class size cap.
It will be up to the state’s education commissioner and the Legislature to deal with school districts which were caught violating the newly enforced class size limits.
The Broward Schools district has appealed a $3 million fine for violating the state’s class size law.