Tag: LeRoy Collins Institute

Nonpartisan group releases study on Florida charter school trends

A study released last week by the Leroy Collins Institute delivered mixed news about Florida’s charter schools. On the positive side, the report concludes that charters are as racially diverse as traditional public schools. But, the researchers caution, there is room for improvement in accountability and transparency, and innovation isn’t[Read More…]

Study: Florida’s schools show signs of ‘resegregation’

By Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida Although Florida is becoming a more racially diverse state, its public-school system is becoming more segregated, a new study from the LeRoy Collins Institute shows. “Student enrollment trends in Florida over the past decades show growing racial isolation for Hispanic and black students[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Resegregation, added students, makeup days and more

School resegregation: Florida’s public schools are resegregating, according to a study by the LeRoy Collins Institute. “Student enrollment trends in Florida over the past decades show growing racial isolation for Hispanic and black students on some measures, with signs of continuous segregation on others,” the study says. About 35 percent of[Read More…]