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Florida schools roundup: Common Core, school threats, SAC funds cut and more

Common Core: National support for the Common Core State Standards has fallen to the lowest level in five years, according to a report in Education Next, a journal published by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Program on Education Policy and Governance. Only about 42 percent of those polled support the standards, down from 90 percent[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Education trial, higher pay, construction debt and more

Education on trial: A circuit court judge grills Education Commissioner Pam Stewart about the laws governing state vs. local control of education. Judge George Reynolds specifically wants to know who is responsible for turning around underperforming schools, the state government or the local school officials. Stewart was testifying in the[Read More…]