Tag: Orange County schools

Florida Roundup: School choice, tax credit scholarships, Common Core and more

Public-school choice. A plan to create public-school choice throughout Duval County divides the school board, the Florida Times-Union reports. Some board members warn of “unintended consequences.” WJXT. More from First Coast News and WJCT. Tax credit scholarships. The St. Augustine Record editorial board comes out against legislation that would expand the program. School choice.[Read More…]

Bill filed to prevent repeat of exorbitant payout to charter school principal

The outcry over a half-million-dollar payout to the principal of a failing Florida charter school has spawned a proposed legislative remedy. Florida Rep. Joe Saunders, D-Orlando, filed a bill this week that prevents compensation to charter school employees after the school shuts down. House Bill 373 is in direct response[Read More…]