Tag: Florida Catholics

Some private schools want to give FCAT and end-of-course exams a try

At least 13 private schools that accept the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship have applied to administer the FCAT and end-of-course exams next year. The schools, mostly faith-based and in South and Central Florida, have submitted their applications to the Florida Department of Education, which will decide in August whether to[Read More…]

Amendment 8 scoreboard: Teachers union $1 million, Catholics $158,000

The battle over an amendment to Florida’s no-aid-to-religion clause has taken another intriguing turn. In campaign contribution reports released today, the money war pits the Florida Education Association against Catholic groups. FEA is winning 6-to-1. Through the Public Education Defense Fund, the FEA contributed $1 million through Sept. 14 to[Read More…]