Tag: Grand Avenue School

Florida schools roundup: Scholarship reforms, Bright Futures bill and more

Scholarship reforms: School choice advocates recommend a series of reforms at a House education subcommittee hearing Wednesday called to discuss concerns about oversight of private K-12 schools that receive money from one of the state’s scholarship programs. Doug Tuthill, president of Step Up For Students, which helps administer two of[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Resuming classes, lawsuit over bonuses and more

Recovering from Irma: Most school districts around the state reopen Monday but several others open even later and two, Monroe and Hardee, remain closed until further notice. Florida Department of Education. Orlando Sentinel. Miami Herald. Florida Times-Union. Florida Today. Fort Myers News-Press. Lakeland Ledger. Gainesville Sun. Ocala Star-Banner. St. Augustine Record. Wall Street Journal. WPEC. WBBH. WQAM. Schools[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Cyberattacks on schools, education bill and more

Schools cyberattacked: A cyberattack launched last fall against the Miami-Dade County School District and three others ultimately failed, but it did show vulnerabilities of districts trying to protect the personal information of current and former students, their parents and school employees. Experts say school wifi networks are traditionally easy to connect[Read More…]