An Indiana school superintendent who lost his re-election bid was selected as Florida’s new education commissioner.
Mark T. Porter has been tapped by Governor Rick Scott to take the reigns of the Monroe County School District as its new Superintendent.
Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie presented his first budget last week, aiming to fix a school system plagued by budget cutbacks, teacher layoffs and scandal.
Conflict gave way to compromise at a Miami-Dade school board meeting Wednesday. The board discussed a controversial plan to expand ultra-selective MAST academy to Key Biscayne students. The proposal passed, but with significant changes from the last time the board discussed the issue last month.
Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho wants his schools to have wireless Internet and announced a plan Wednesday that could secure the funding needed to make his wish a reality.
Wednesday is the first day on the job for the new Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie.
The Broward School Board met Tuesday afternoon to and approved a contract for the new Superintendent.
The Broward School Board will meet Tuesday afternoon to vote on a contract for the new Superintendent.
The two open spots on the Broward School Board were filled late Friday afternoon by Florida Governor Rick Scott, who named former Broward Katherine Leach and real estate agent Donna Korn to fill the vacancies left by the resignation of Jennifer Gottlieb and Dave Thomas.
Forty-four applicants applied for the job to become Broward County’s next schools superintendent. The Broward School Board said they hope to have a decision on the superintendent’s position by the end of September.