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Florida roundup: Parent trigger, career academies, Common Core & more

Legislative preview. Parent trigger will be a top education issue, reports the Fort Myers News Press. Common Core. Sen. John Legg files legislation that would require the state to verify that districts have the technological capacity to carry out the switch to Common Core. Gradebook. More from StateImpact Florida. Charter[Read More…]

Florida roundup: ESAs, charter schools, school spending & more

Education savings accounts. Bills filed Friday and Saturday would create a new mechanism for funding school choice options. Tallahassee Democrat. Charter schools. Some 1,200 students apply for 650 slots at a new charter in Viera, reports Florida Today. An overwhelming majority of parents and teachers vote against the proposed conversion of a[Read More…]