Tag: charter schools and low-income students

Report: Florida charter school students outperforming district school peers

Florida charter school students are out-scoring and out-gaining their traditional public school counterparts in more than 150 comparisons on the state’s standardized tests, according to a state-mandated report released by the Florida Department of Education Thursday. In 156 of 177 comparisons, charter school students scored higher, made bigger gains and[Read More…]

Lots to talk about at the Florida Charter School Conference

The two-day Florida Charter School Conference officially opens Thursday with keynote speaker Deborah Kenny, founder and chief executive officer of the successful New York charter schools, Harlem Village Academies. But a pre-conference schedule the day before offers sessions on starting a charter school and networking for principals, along with a[Read More…]