Tag: Broward County charter schools

Florida lawmakers pursue charter-like autonomy for traditional public schools

The advent of charter schools has presented traditional public schools with new competition that is often subject to less regulation. Rather than stifle that competition, why not level the playing field, by giving district schools more flexibility? Over the years, Florida lawmakers have pursued arrangements along those lines. An early attempt, as the Gradebook notes, ultimately[Read More…]

More Florida charter schools with deficits, but …

A new report finds more Florida charter schools operating in the red, but it’s not necessarily a sign they’re in trouble. Released this month, the annual report from the Florida Auditor General shows 12 percent of the 499 charter schools reviewed in the audit ended the 2012 fiscal year with[Read More…]