Florida Board Of Governors Pushed To Drop ACT/SAT Scores In Admission RequirementHundreds of colleges across the country have made the SAT and ACT optional for applicants due to the coronavirus pandemic and now there’s a push to make Florida universities follow suit.
Florida Bright Futures Test Deadline ExtendedFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis has extended the deadline for recent high-school graduates to meet SAT or ACT test-score requirements to qualify for Bright Futures scholarships until December 1, 2020. qualify for Bright Futures scholarships.
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'External Connectivity Issues' Caused Problems On First Day Of Online School In Miami-DadeIt was back to school for Miami-Dade, but students and teachers encountered some connectivity issues on this first day of online learning.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Trump Adviser Scott Atlas Tout Schools ReopeningWith students returning to classrooms throughout most of the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis and an adviser to President Donald Trump on Monday tried to bolster support for offering in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
'Rushing Into A Bad Decision Is Far Worse Than Being Cautious': Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto CarvalhoMiami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho reacts to the new CDC guidelines that favor the opening of schools, saying children don’t suffer much from coronavirus, are less likely than adults to spread it and suffer from being out of school.
New International Students Face In-Person RequirementU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Friday that newly enrolled international students won’t be allowed to enter the U.S. if their fall courses are taught entirely online.
Miami-Dade Could Start School Year Late As Gov. Ron DeSantis Says 'Have At It' To Districts Who Want To Delay OpeningMiami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho is reiterating his belief that it would not be appropriate for students to return to campus for in class learning right now and it seems Gov. Ron DeSantis agrees.
Eight Criteria Need To Be Met For Reopening Miami-Dade County Public SchoolsWill South Florida students be allowed to return to class or face full time online learning when school reopens in the Fall? That is the question school leaders are trying to answer while not putting students, faculty, support staff or the community at risk while coronavirus cases continue to surge.
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho To CBS4: 'Priority Is Safety, Health & Well-Being Of Students & Staff' On Reopening PlansWednesday is the final day for parents of students in Miami-Dade County Public schools to submit a survey in which they are asked to choose which method of learning they prefer for their children when school begins in August.
University Of Miami Announces Plan To Move Forward With In-Person & Virtual Classes For Fall SemesterThe University of Miami announced its plans for the Fall 2020 semester.
'It Cannot Be A One Size Fits All Approach' To Reopening Public Schools, Says Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto CarvalhoAll school districts in the state of Florida have been ordered to offer in-person instruction five days a week starting in August but not everyone is fully on board including Miami-Dade Public School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Parents Have Choice In How Children Are Taught In The FallMiami-Dade County Public Schools want students to return to class in August but understands it may not be possible because the County is still in Phase 1 of The Plan for Florida’s Recovery.
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.