Tag: Andy Tuck

Florida schools roundup: Graduation rate up, student enrollment down and more

Schools’ graduation rate up: Florida’s high school graduation rate hit a record high last spring at 86.1 percent, according to figures released Wednesday by the state Department of Education. That’s 3.8 percentage points higher than the 2017 rate. Also impressive is the improvement made by minority students. Black students graduated[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Corcoran on BOE agenda, locking delay, discipline and more

BOE and Corcoran: The Florida Board of Education will consider Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’ choice of Richard Corcoran as education commissioner at its just-scheduled Monday meeting. The seven-member BOE is tasked with approving an education commissioner, and in the past has conducted national searches. But BOE chair Marva Johnson and vice-chair[Read More…]