Florida Board of Education
An Indiana school superintendent who lost his re-election bid was selected as Florida’s new education commissioner.
The expansion of online learning at the state’s public schools and colleges was the focus of discussions Tuesday that Florida Board of Education meeting in Miami.
The Florida Board of Education agreed Tuesday to allow eight low performing schools, including three Miami-Dade schools, the chance to continue under district management for another year rather than be closed or turned into a charter.
Florida has a new state education commissioner. Virginia’s secretary of education, Gerard Robinson, was picked Tuesday to run Florida’s public school system by the Florida Board of Education