Tag: Miami-Dade County School District

Florida roundup: Class size, innovation, facilities and more

Class size. A key lawmaker wants to examine school districts’ use of a choice loophole in the state’s class size law. Tampa Bay Times. Sentinel School Zone. redefinED. Digital learning. EdTech magazine spotlights Miami-Dade in its look at districts with innovative practices. Facilities. The head of a troubled Houston school facilities department may be in[Read More…]

Three Florida districts chosen for charter school collaboration grants

Florida’s two largest school districts could soon be searching for charter schools looking to serve their most disadvantaged neighborhoods. The state Department of Education has chosen three school districts, including Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, to receive grants intended to entice more national charter school networks to open in Florida’s academically struggling urban areas[Read More…]

Florida roundup: School choice, virtual education, PLSAs and more

School choice. Florida’s school districts are increasingly embracing parental choice. Tampa Bay Times. A total of nearly 1.5 million Florida sutdents participate in some form of school choice. redefinED. Nearly 2,000 students and parents celebrate National School Choice Week in Jacksonville. redefinED. WJCT. Virtual education. Education Next surveys the virtual education[Read More…]