Florida Department of Education
The State Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to go forward with dozens of changes to the Common Core State Standards, a move that seemed unlikely to quell the grass-roots furor over the educational benchmarks.
The Florida Department of Education has unveiled a list of recommended changes to the state’s learning standards, the next step in an effort to tamp down criticism of the state’s participation in a national set of benchmarks known as Common Core.
Miami-Dade County maintained its overall B rating for schools this year, but Broward County dropped from a B to a C in the latest ranking released by the state Wednesday morning.
Teachers’ results under a Florida Department of Education formula meant to measure student learning must be released to the public, the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.
The 2012-2013 school year is all done, and the students’ report cards are old news, so now it’s time for one Florida teacher to be honored with the of the sunshine state’s Teacher of the Year award.
Some South Florida students will need to put on their thinking caps Tuesday – or should that be their writing caps?
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.