Tag: Ginger Littleton

Florida schools roundup: Home-schooling, desegregation and more

Desegregation order:¬†Indian River County School Board members renew their discussion about getting free from a court desegregation order, which it has been under since 1967. Board members feel the district has made progress toward fulfilling the court’s requirement of “having racially balanced schools taught by diverse staffs to establish an[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Graduation rate, segregation, class time and more

Graduation rate up: The state’s high school graduation rate for 2016 was a record 80.7 percent, according to the Department of Education. That’s 2.8 percentage points over the 2015 rate. Fifty-five of the state’s 67 districts showed improvement. Florida Department of Education. Orlando Sentinel. Miami Herald. Palm Beach Post.¬†Gradebook. Florida[Read More…]