Tag: Florida and black students

New group aims to create pipeline of black school leaders, entrepreneurs in Florida

In an effort aimed at boosting black student achievement, a new group is forming in Florida to develop a cadre of black entrepreneurs and executives to lead high-quality schools, including charter and private schools. Black Floridians C.A.R.E. – which stands for Choice Advocates Reforming Education – is chaired by T. Willard[Read More…]

Test-bashing in Florida could hurt poor and minority students the most

If Florida deserves applause for its recent academic progress, the Miami-Dade school district deserves a standing ovation. The five-time finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize is a standout district in a standout state. Between 2000 and 2010, no big district in Florida made more progress in reading and math, even[Read More…]