Tag: Orange County School Distirct

Florida roundup: School choice, charter schools, Common Core and more

School choice. Legislation expanding education options passes in the Florida House, while the Senate remains more cautious. Times/Herald. Charter schools. The sponsor of the House’s charter-school bill taps the breaks as he works on amendments. Florida Current. Palm Beach County officials give a school focused on African-American curriculum one last chance[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Teacher of the Year, school grades fears, Rick Scott & more

Charter schools. An all-boys charter is set to open next month in Bradenton. Bradenton Herald. Teacher of the year. It’s Dorina Sackman, an ESOL teacher at Westridge Middle School in Orange County. Orlando Sentinel, Associated Press. The Florida Times Union has coverage on finalist Apryl Shackelford from Duval; the Fort Myers News[Read More…]