A Florida school superintendent will lead New York’s education department.
Virtual schooling in Florida will come under the proverbial microscope now that the U.S. Department of Education has approved a $1.6 million three-year study of its effectiveness.
In this heavenly edition of Women To Watch, Trend Tracker® Tara Gilani spent divine time with Sister Suzanne Cooke, headmistress of Carrollton School in Coconut Grove. The two strolled the beautiful campus, talking, laughing and celebrating life.
If it’s got anything to do with science, a group of South Florida students at Archimedean conservatory school are on it.
The Florida Senate passed a bill that would have students spend no more than 45 hours a year on standardized tests.
A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in the battle on the constitutionality of a system which tied teacher evaluations to student performance in Florida.
The Florida House wants school districts to require students to wear uniforms—a move they say could help improve school safety.
Florida may end the state’s practice of holding back third-grade students who fail standardized tests.
A Senate panel approved a revamped version of testing legislation Thursday, potentially paving the way for an audit of the botched rollout of the state’s new standardized tests and making clear that school districts would be repaid if the state recovers damages from the contractor running the exams.
The House approved a bill that would lower the amount of tests given at Florida public schools.