Tag: National Governors Association

Florida private schools still showing interest in Common Core

Despite some of the growing resistance to Common Core State Standards in the public education arena, many private schools in Florida are voluntarily signing up to participate in statewide training. “Private schools are always interested in what’s new and what’s cutting edge,’’ said Teri Logan of Independent Schools of South[Read More…]

Florida education summit puts focus on Common Core’s potential, challenges

Florida business leaders put a spotlight Wednesday on the promise and potential pitfalls of Common Core – the tough, new academic standards that are rolling into Florida schools and will help re-shape teaching, learning and testing. At a wide-ranging, day-long education summit in Orlando, several participants suggested a public awareness campaign[Read More…]