Tag: Florida and school bullying

Commentary: Florida’s Hope Scholarship helped me rescue my daughter from a school bully

Editor’s note: This essay from Fort Lauderdale parent Cherie Sanders appeared today on miamiherald.com. I received a call near the end of the school day that no parent should ever get: My daughter had been threatened by a male student. More than threatened — he said he was going to[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Advanced Placement, tutoring oversight, Common Core & more

AP results. Florida students rank No. 4 in the nation in the percentage of graduates passing an AP exam. redefinED. Tampa Bay Times. Miami Herald. Tallahassee Democrat. Orlando Sentinel. CBS Miami. Florida Today. Associated Press. Fort Myers News Press. Tutoring oversight. The Tampa Bay Times elevated a handful of bad actors to[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Course choice, parent trigger, Jeb Bush & more

Course choice. Florida students in K-12 and higher education could pick courses provided by entities outside the traditional public school system under bills filed Thursday by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg. SchoolZone. Jeb Bush. He meets with lawmakers in the Capitol and predicts passage of the parent trigger bill. Coverage[Read More…]