Tag: high school grades

Florida roundup: Teacher bashing, Newtown fallout, school grades & more

“Teacher bashing” and Newtown. Tampa Bay Times columnist Bill Maxwell sees a connection. Advanced Placement. Is Florida’s approach worth it? asks the Miami Herald. (Here’s another stat worth considering: The number of passed AP tests in Florida has climbed from 87,852 to 136,265 – an increase of 55 percent – over the last[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Security jitters, charter school funding, race-based academic goals & more

Race-based achievement goals. Florida voters don’t like them, according to a new Quinnipiac poll, but … how much of that is based on widely circulated misinformation about them? Coverage from The Buzz, Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, News Service of Florida, StateImpact Florida. Newtown plus doomsday. Prominent Tampa attorney Barry[Read More…]