Tag: Algebra I

Florida schools roundup: Leadership, administration, accountability and more

Leadership. Despite hearing citizen concerns, the Alachua school board appoints a longtime district hand as a temporary stand-in for ousted chief Owen Roberts. Gainesville Sun. Administration. Five Broward schools get new principals. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Administrative appointments are imminent in Hillsborough schools. Gradebook. LGBT students. Lake County’s legal battle over a[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Charter school closing, school choice battle, pushback & more

School choice battle. The Palm Beach Post sees one unfolding in the coming legislative session. Charter school closing. Global Outreach Academy, citing financial problems, tells Flagler school district officials on New Year’s Day that it’s shutting down immediately, reports FlaglerLive.com. Another charter school closes mid-year in Lee County, reports the Fort[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Testing and vouchers, class size flexibility, fan mail & more

Testing for “voucher” kids. The Orlando Sentinel editorial board concludes tax credit scholarship students should take the same standardized tests as their public school peers: “Comparing apples to apples, scholastically speaking, will enhance transparency and accountability.” From Florida with love: A Florida education advocate named Lowell Levine gets extended mention in[Read More…]