Tag: Okaloosa County School District

Florida roundup: Superintendents, STEM, school recognition and more

Superintendents. It’s not elected-vs-appointed that matters; it’s the quality of leadership, state Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, writes in the Pensacola News-Journal.  Palm Beach school board members are incensed that their superintendent is job-hunting in nearby districts. Palm Beach Post.  Duval Superintedent Nikolai Vitti gives the school board his self-evaluation. Florida[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Charter schools, CAPE, campaigns, Common Core and more

Charter schools. Hillsborough’s superintendent tells parents the district won’t close charter schools it is scrutinizing, but may take over their operations. Gradebook. An Orlando TV station airs claims, but little evidence, that charter schools are promoting “resegregation.” WFTV. CAPE. The Hernando school district prepares to launch an aerospace career academy.[Read More…]