Tag: Lacoochee Elementary School

Florida schools roundup: U.S. panel calls for discipline changes, repair bill and more

U.S. school safety report: The federal safety commission looking into school shootings is recommending an end to Obama administration guidance for schools that was intended to curb discipline disparities for students of color and those with disabilities. The panel, led by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, also urges schools “to seriously[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Panel concludes some teachers should be armed and more

Shooting panel draft report: The 407-page draft report of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission recommends arming willing teachers and other employees in schools, and immediately taking practical measures to restrict access to schools and standardizing procedures for identifying dangerous students. The report criticizes the Broward County School District for[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: School choice, contract talks, software costs and more

School choice survey: A recent survey concludes that the state’s K-12 tax credit scholarship program has greatly expanded educational opportunities for low-income families, and that those families are overwhelmingly satisfied with the program. More than 14,700 parents responded to the survey by the advocacy and research group EdChoice, with 92 percent[Read More…]