Tag: digital learning

Legislators, educators talking school technology in Tampa

A top Florida lawmaker for education issues is convening a group of educators, elected officials and tech industry representatives in Tampa Thursday morning. One of the goals: Find ways to close the technology gap between schools and other institutions. Thanks to the proliferation of smart-phones and affordable tablets, students, like adults, are becoming accustomed to having[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Single-gender schools, testing, accountability and more

Single gender. The Hillsborough District responds to an ACLU complaint. Tampa Tribune. Tax credit scholarships.Sunshine State News reports on the latest evaluation of student results. Digital learning. A Collier bring-your-own device policy proves popular. Naples Daily News. Testing. The Lee County School Board discusses a district-wide testing boycott. Fort Myers[Read More…]

Florida roundup: School choice, digital learning, special needs and more

School choice. Florida’s major school choice legislation officially lands on the governor’s desk. Tampa Bay Times. Sentinel School Zone. Digital learning. Pasco Schools plan to expand a competency-based blended learning program after seeing promising results. Tampa Tribune. Turnarounds. Struggling schools subject to state intervention see mixed results in their first[Read More…]