Tag: Orlando Science Schools

Central Florida charter school helps build a STEM pipeline to universities

Florida State University is on a well-known quest to reach the top 25 in national academic rankings of public universities. That helps explain why its new president, John Thrasher, was listening to students at the Orlando Science School as they talked about spending Saturdays in the robotics lab, and doing experiments with self-heating[Read More…]

Florida Roundup: Tax credit scholarships, charter schools, testing and more

Tax credit scholarships. A bill to expand the program is pulled from consideration in the Senate. Associated Press. Orlando Sentinel. Times/Herald. Scripps/Tribune. Palm Beach Post. The bill would have expanded access to scholarships for middle-class students. Sun-Sentinel. A Washington Post blog mischaracterized the program, Jason Bedrick writes for the Cato Institute. Charter schools. Orlando Science Schools rake in awards. Orlando Sentinel.[Read More…]