Tag: gifted programs

Florida schools roundup: laptops, gifted students, accelerated classes & more

School technology. StateImpact Florida takes a look at the One Laptop Per Child program. Accelerated classes. In Pasco, enrollment is climbing fast in AP, IB and dual enrollment. Tampa Bay Times. FCAT. Gains not as good as they sound, writes Shanker Blog. Three Pinellas elementary schools have among the worst math[Read More…]

redefinED blog stars: Michelle Rhee’s misread on vouchers, why teachers unions aren’t to blame and more

Editor’s note: This is our second installment of “blog stars,” a compilation of thoughtful material from other ed blogs. If I missed something good, by all means let me know at rmatus@stepupforstudents.org. Jay P. Greene’s Blog: Much to Learn About Vouchers Rhee Still Has Michelle Rhee’s faith in regulation is odd.[Read More…]