Tag: charter schools and construction money

Florida B.O.E. requests additional $10 million for charter school construction

The Florida Board of Education last week asked lawmakers to give charter schools an extra $10.2 million for classroom construction next year, increasing the charter allocation from the Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) fund to $155 million. That recommendation was made easier by the projected growth in the gross receipts[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Where’s the money, teacher turnover, grad rates and more

Financial irregularities. Eighty-five percent of district schools in Palm Beach County show financial irregularities, an audit finds, with some cases involving “thousands of missing dollars, spotty tracking of fundraising cash and outstanding deficits in school funds,” reports the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Teacher turnover. The Pasco district knows it must[Read More…]