Tag: Florida and education policy

Florida DOE includes ed choice expansion in strategic plan

Following disappointing results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, released in October, the Florida Department of Education remained optimistic about the state’s future during a recent presentation of its strategic plan for 2020-25. No. 2 on its list of four goals presented at the November Board of Education meeting:[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: Charter schools and the Chicago strike, Khan Academy and school choice in Florida & more

Chicago: Expansion of charter schools, which tend to employ non-unionized teachers, is a big undercurrent in the teachers union strike (New York Times). Media coverage of the strike puts charter schools in a positive light (redefinED). (Image from aei-ideas.org) Florida: Khan Academy and Step Up For Students are partnering to bring cutting-edge technology to[Read More…]