Tag: Florida Council of 100

Florida Council of 100 releases study showing “rigor gap” in Florida classrooms

A detailed study released today by the Florida Council of 100 in cooperation with the Florida Department of Education includes data indicating the state can do more to align efforts on student growth by helping students and families in real time. Coming on the heels of last year’s dismal National[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Possible suit over law, new laws, funding and more

District may sue over bill: The Broward County School Board is considering suing the Florida Department of Education over H.B. 7069‘s requirements that districts share property tax revenue with charter schools and that districts accept charters – so-called “schools of hope” – into neighborhoods with persistently low-performing schools. “We believe[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Accountability, Legislature, school health care and more

Accountability concerns: While the Florida Board of Education decided how to judge student testing and grade schools last week, educators already are suggesting the entire process of assessing accountability should get another look after the next round of tests. Tampa Bay Times. Business groups such as the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Council[Read More…]