Tag: Karla Hernandez-Mats

Florida schools roundup: Board term limits, security in schools, no charges and more

Board term limits: A bill that would place the issue of local school board term limits on the Florida ballot has been approved by a second House subcommittee. The vote was 11-4 in favor, mostly along party lines with Republicans supporting it, though members from both parties called for some[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: 3rd-grade reading scores down, housing and more

Reading test results:¬†The state’s 3rd-graders posted slightly lower scores on the Florida Standards Assessments reading tests this year, according to results released by the¬†Florida Department of Education. Twenty percent of the state’s 3rd-graders – more than 44,000 students – post a Level 1 score, which puts them at risk of[Read More…]