Florida Schools Ordered To Reopen In AugustEducation Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Monday ordered public schools to reopen in August and offer “the full panoply of services” to students and families.
South Florida School Districts Continue To Work On Plans For The 2020-21 School YearThe heat is on to balance education with safety in South Florida, in light of the continuing pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Plans To Reopen Schools In Florida; Miami-Dade, Broward Decisions To ComeFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran unveiled their plan on Thursday to reopen schools for in-person learning in the fall of 2020.
Online AP Exams Suffer Glitch, Students May Have To Retake Or Submit Answers Via EmailHigh school students who took Advanced Placement exams online may have to do it again next month because of a technical glitch. In addition, The College Board, which owns the AP program, said it is now allowing some test-takers to email their responses if they have problems submitting test answers. However, that does not apply to students who already had trouble with the exams.
Florida Education Leaders Eye Ways To Reopen SchoolsRapid and repeated coronavirus testing for students and staff, daily temperature checks and adjusting class sizes and bus rides to allow social distancing are among many measures that Florida education leaders are considering as the state prepares to reopen public schools in the fall.
College Board Cancels SATs Through August Adding Tests May Go Digital If Schools Don't ReopenEach year, nearly three million students take the SAT college exam but this week, the College Board canceled all test dates until August due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Coronavirus Update: All Florida Schools Will Be Closed Through May 1All Florida schools, public and private, will be closed through May 1.
Broward Teachers To Hit Streets Wednesday To Protest Education Budget ‘Crisis’Teachers, parents, and students across Broward County are expected to protest after school Wednesday to end what they call a crisis in Broward County Public Schools.
Florida Officially Adopts B.E.S.T. Standard For EducationThe education testing standards known as Common Core is officially be taken out of Florida's education system.
Florida Drops 'Crazy Math' And Eliminates Common Core Education Standards For B.E.S.T.Governor Ron DeSantis has officially eliminated Florida’s Common Core education standards and replaced it with B.E.S.T. B.E.S.T. stands for Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking.
Miami-Dade School Board Holds New Town Hall On Later School Start TimesParents of Miami-Dade County public schools are getting another chance to voice their opinions about whether or not the school board should change school start times so students can get more sleep.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces Cut In Florida Prepaid Tuition Prices And RefundsFlorida is lowering its prepaid tuition prices for state and college universities by $1.3 billion, announced Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday.
Miami-Dade School Board Holds Twitter Town Hall Thursday On Later School Start TimesShould Miami-Dade County Public Schools change start times for the school year so students can get more sleep?
Miami-Dade School Board To Hold Town Hall Meetings On Creating Later School Start TimesThe Miami-Dade County School Board wants your input regarding later start times for the school year. It has scheduled a series of meetings to hear from the public regarding changing the bell schedule in order to give students the opportunity to get more sleep.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Pitches New Teacher, Principal Bonus ProgramGov. Ron DeSantis wants the Florida Legislature to abandon the embattled “Best and Brightest” bonus program and replace it with a new plan to offer bonuses to public-school teachers and principals.