Tag: Malcolm Thomas

Florida schools roundup: Education equality, tech support, a pinch and more

Education Equality Index: Florida schools have the second-smallest gap in academic performance between poor and wealthier students, according to the first-ever Education Equality Index. New Mexico had the smallest gap of the 35 states evaluated. Hialeah had the narrowest gap among Florida cities and also ranked 1st among the 100 largest cities from those 35 states. Miami[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Education budgets, bonuses, free agency and more

K-12 budgets: The Florida House budget bill would provide twice as much construction funding for charter schools as it would for traditional public schools. The Florida Senate’s bill provides no construction money for charter schools. It’s still early in the process, though, lawmakers from both chambers say. Gradebook. Palm Beach Post.[Read More…]