Board Backs Stewart On Test Scores, School GradesThe Florida Board of Education voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to back Commissioner Pam Stewart on proposals about test scores and school grades, turning aside concerns from business and education-reform groups.
Court Upholds College Tenure ChangesNearly two years after the Florida Board of Education approved the changes, an appeals court Monday upheld a plan aimed at revamping the way faculty members get tenure-like contracts at state colleges.
Florida Board Of Education Weighs Changes To Common Core The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.
Education Commissioner Stewart Looks To Reassure Lawmakers On Test Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.
Board Of Education Wins Fight Over College Faculty ContractsAn administrative judge sided with the Florida Board of Education on new requirements which could make it harder for faculty in state colleges to get tenure-like contracts.
Over 19,000 Comments Received On Common Core StandardsMore than 19,000 comments and suggestions have been submitted to the Florida Department of Education during the month-long review of the Common Core Standards for schools.
Deadline Approaching On Common Core InputHave an opinion or comment on the state's Common Core academic standards for language arts and math you want to share? Better hurry as the deadline is almost here.
State's Education Board Divided Over StandardsThe question over new school standards in Florida spilled out into full view on Tuesday.
Florida Picks Interim Schools Chief After Resignation Following the abrupt resignation of Tony Bennett, the education commissioner amidst a scandal that ultimately questioned his integrity, Florida’s Board of Education has picked a top state education official to fill in.
State Releases School Grades FridayThe Florida Board of Education released grades for most of the state's public schools Friday, but only after the scores underwent a last-minute overhaul.
Fla. Board Of Ed Looks To Avoid Another Grades FiascoLooking to avoid another botched rollout of school grades this year, the State Board of Education on Tuesday asked Education Commissioner Tony Bennett to appoint a task force to examine the test scores used to calculate the grades.