Tag: Charlie Kennedy

Florida schools roundup: Recess, early education, district rankings and more

Daily recess: Elementary school students in the Orange County School District will be given 20 minutes of recess daily. The school board approved the measure, although it also allows teachers some discretion in how recess is scheduled. Orlando Sentinel. Early education: Most of Florida’s children eligible for the Head Start program aren’t[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Foundations, a rescue, a shooting and more

Education foundation ratings: Twelve Florida county education foundations are among the nation’s top 50 in the annual Stepping Up survey conducted by Dewey & Associates. Pinellas County is No. 1, Hillsborough 6th, Osceola 8th, Seminole 10th, Brevard 16th, Polk 17th, Lee 27th, Broward 28th, Jacksonville 34th, Pasco 38th, Volusia 46th and Palm Beach 60th. The[Read More…]