Tag: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Florida schools roundup: English proficiency, another Day 1 and more

English proficiency: Of the nearly 260,000 children who took the statewide English-language learner proficiency exam, which measures listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, 43,425 are proficient, according to a Florida Department of Education report. Gradebook. Day 1: School buses in Palm Beach County arrived on time and most classes started on time on what the district[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Class sizes, critical thinking, literacy plan and more

School class sizes: More than 60 percent of Florida schools now define themselves as schools of choice, which allows them to calculate class size as a schoolwide average rather than the room-by-room count non-choice schools must adhere to. State Sen. John Legg, R-Lutz, who chairs the Senate Education Committee, says new legislation will be[Read More…]