Tag: Florida and science instruction

Florida roundup: Bullets on buses, STEM pitch, school district marketing & more

More on school security in Newtown aftermath. Miami Herald. South Florida Sun Sentinel. Orlando Sentinel. Florida Times Union. Florida Today. Pensacola News Journal. In Pinellas, rumors of coming violence prompt Superintendent Mike Grego to email principals, and in Hillsborough, bullets on buses, reports Tampa Bay Times here and here. School[Read More…]

STEM project in Florida taps traditional, magnet & charter schools

On his blog, Bridge to Tomorrow, Florida State University physics professor Paul Cottle laments that students aren’t getting the push they need from parents, guidance counselors and teachers to take tougher math and sciences classes in middle and high school. The result: fewer students completing degrees in STEM fields, those[Read More…]