Tag: Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship program

Florida schools roundup: Scholarship growth, homework, gifted and more

Scholarship growth: More than 92,000 Florida students are now receiving scholarships for private schools through the state’s tax credit scholarship program. That’s an increase of about 17 percent over last year’s 78,664 students. Another 5,844 will benefit from Gardiner Scholarships for students with special needs. That’s an increase of about 18[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Testing review, a scholarship court appeal and more

Testing review: The first two weeks of computer-based standardized testing have gone well, says Education Commissioner Pam Stewart. More than 672,000 writing exams have been taken by 8th, 9th and 10th graders. The next wave of online Florida Standards Assessments test begins April 11. This week, 3rd and 4th graders are taking handwritten[Read More…]