A controversial safety net put in place to keep Florida’s schools from dropping by more than one letter grade at a time will stay – for now.
Governor Rick Scott has asked education, business, and political leaders to meet next week to discuss the state’s school grading system as controversy surrounds the issue.
Some charter schools in the state of Florida are struggling to pay their bills, according to a new report by the state auditor general.
When it comes to what Florida spends on its students the state doesn’t make the grade, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.
After falling out of their “Top 10” last year, Education Week reports Florida’s public schools have regained their place at the top.
New numbers from the National Assessment of Educational Progress paint a picture of eighth-grade science competency that is causing alarm bells for educators and politicians.
After hearing from concerned parents, educators and school officials, including Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, the state’s Board of Education passed a revised proposal which changes the way schools are graded.
A proposal which would change the way schools are graded and increase the number of ‘F’ schools in the state dramatically if implemented will be considered Tuesday by the Board of Education.
A new grading formula could mean more “F’s” for South Florida schools.
South Florida fourth and eighth graders help the state earn high marks when it comes to reading skills, but it looks like they have to do little more math homework.