Tag: 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project

Florida schools roundup: Education budgets, bonuses, free agency and more

K-12 budgets: The Florida House budget bill would provide twice as much construction funding for charter schools as it would for traditional public schools. The Florida Senate’s bill provides no construction money for charter schools. It’s still early in the process, though, lawmakers from both chambers say. Gradebook. Palm Beach Post.[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Tax-credit scholarships rally, Bush plan and more

Scholarship support: Supporters of tax-credit scholarships will rally at the Florida Capitol today. The constitutionality of the 15-year-old Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program is being challenged in court by the state’s largest teachers union. Step Up For Students, which hosts this blog, helps administer those accounts. Miami Herald. WFSU. Sunshine[Read More…]