Florida Department of Education
A huge congratulations goes out to a South Florida elementary school teacher who has been named Teacher of the Year.
South Florida students will soon begin taking the test they have been prepping for all year.
The state of Florida has released its ranking for the 2010-2011 school year and South Florida schools were at the top and bottom of the school rankings.
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 top honor was bestowed upon a Broward County teacher Thursday night in Orlando.
South Florida kids put their minds to it and produced. FCAT scores for elementary and middle schools are out, and they are up, outpacing the rest of the state.
Some of Miami-Dade’s best teachers could find something extra in their paychecks by September. That’s because the school district’s merit pay plan was given the green light by state education officials.
Florida teachers will learn Wednesday about the new test-based teacher evaluation formula that the state is set to approve.
If things go as planned, Miami-Dade teachers may see compensation coming their way. That’s because the Miami-Dade school district is poised to become one of the first in the nation to launch a merit pay program — one that could propel top teachers to more than $100,000 in compensation.
Another round of FCAT scores will be released Thursday. This time, the Department of Education will release third-grade reading and math scores.