Tag: CAPE Act

Florida roundup: Special needs students, CAPE Act, school grades & more

Wharton grad: Superintendent Maryellen Elia defends principal who cut short a graduation speech by salutatorian Harold Shaw. Tampa Bay Times. Special needs: Rodgers Middle School, where a student with Down syndrome drowned last year, no longer will have full-time exceptional student education classes. Tampa Bay Times. Budget fixes: New Polk County schools[Read More…]

Florida lawmakers put career and technical education on front burner

Career and technical education is attracting a lot of attention from Florida lawmakers this year, and an effort to expand it in the upcoming session appears to have bipartisan support. CTE is the centerpiece of proposed legislation that builds on the state’s Career and Professional Education Act, which created industry-certification[Read More…]