Tag: Katy Merritt

Florida schools roundup: Retention ruling appeal, pay, enrollment and more

Retention appeal: The Florida Department of Education and two schools districts are appealing a judge’s ruling last week against the state’s policy for retaining third-graders. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers said the state was wrongly holding back third-graders who do poorly on the state Florida Standards Assessments tests or opt out from taking them.[Read More…]