Florida Department of Education
For the fourth year in a row, the Florida Department of Education/Macy’s Teacher of the Year is a contender for the National Teacher of the Year award.
While some applaud the new merit pay system for the state’s teachers, the occupation’s union is fighting it head on.
Despite new higher academic standards, Florida’s high school students rose to the challenge in 2012, with 231 high schools getting an A grade, up from 148 in 2011. The Florida Department of Education released the preliminary results on Friday.
In the wake of last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, Gov. Rick Scott call on all school leaders in the state to review and enhance their safety and emergency plans.
Florida’s federal graduation rate dramatically increased by 3.9 percentage points this year, state education officials announced Friday. INSIDE: How the graduation rate for minorities also improved.
Less 48 hours after Gerard Robinson abruptly resigned, the State Board of Education named the education commissioner’s short-term replacement.
The Florida Department of Education is under fire once again after miscalculating school grades across the state and Monday afternoon, Miami-Dade Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho will hold a press conference to discuss accountability and changes to those school performance grades.
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.