Tag: Florida Virtual School funding

Florida DOE: Don’t deter students from Florida Virtual School

After months of reports that some Florida public schools are limiting or denying students access to Florida Virtual School, the state’s chancellor of public schools is putting districts on notice. “School districts may not limit student access to courses offered through the FLVS,” Pam Stewart wrote in a recent memo[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Charlie Crist, FLVS, accountability gaming & more

Charter schools. Excel Leadership Academy in West Palm Beach makes its case to stay open before an administrative law judge, reports Extra Credit. The Daytona Beach News Journal looks at a struggling charter in Flagler. Virtual schools. The Palm Beach Post looks at the potential financial hit to Florida Virtual School[Read More…]

Evidence mounting for hit on Florida Virtual School enrollment

When Naman Thackar tried to sign up recently for an Advanced Placement science class through Florida Virtual School, he said his guidance counselor told him he couldn’t. Instead, the Broward County ninth-grader was instructed to take the class through the school district’s virtual program. But when he tried to sign[Read More…]

Florida Virtual School fears enrollment drop due to proposed funding changes

Florida Virtual School officials say Florida school districts are already beginning to curb student enrollment in online classes in response to a funding shift proposed by state lawmakers. Under the change – which continues to be debated as lawmakers head into the final week of the session – districts would[Read More…]