Tag: Holly Mickler

Florida schools roundup: School choice, teacher pay, school report and more

More choice, accountability: At its first meeting, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’ education transition team urges more school choice for Florida students, more information about those choices for parents, expanded personalized learning options and increased accountability for schools. “We’re moving from school choice to informed, high quality school choice,” says Kim McDougal, former chief[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Bright Futures growth, commission’s report and more

Bright Futures: The number of students in Florida’s Bright Futures Scholarship program is forecast to grow by 5.7 percent this year,  by 3,223 to 99,483, with the projected costs rising from $545 million to $583 million, according to state economists. Students who qualify for the Bright Futures’ “academic scholars” program[Read More…]