Tag: Charlie Van Sant Jr.

Florida schools roundup: Desegregation, resume, supplemental pay and more

Desegregation case: The plaintiffs in a 50-year-old Pinellas County desegregation case are asking a federal court for help in enforcing the settlement. They allege the district is not fulfilling its commitment to provide safe schools for black students, isn’t treating them fairly in discipline cases, isn’t hiring and retaining black teachers, and is failing to[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Computer science, bathroom rights and more

Computer science: The State Board of Education will vote Friday on adopting a set of academic standards for teaching computer science. The proposed standards have been developed over the past year. Computer science would become the fifth area of science with specific standards, joining nature of science, life science, Earth science and physical[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Transfers, regulations, charter schools and more

School transfers: School board members, administrators and coaches are concerned about proposed bills in the Legislature that would allow students and athletes to transfer to any school, and in some of the bills permit athletes to be immediately eligible to play. Orlando Sentinel. Regulation-free bill: Palm Beach School Superintendent Robert Avossa[Read More…]