Tag: Palm Beach County school district

Florida roundup: Class size, innovation, facilities and more

Class size. A key lawmaker wants to examine school districts’ use of a choice loophole in the state’s class size law. Tampa Bay Times. Sentinel School Zone. redefinED. Digital learning. EdTech magazine spotlights Miami-Dade in its look at districts with innovative practices. Facilities. The head of a troubled Houston school facilities department may be in[Read More…]

Charter-like flexibility is available to some Florida school districts already

The new school district chief in Palm Beach County has had some interesting things to say since he took the job in June, talking about the appeal of charter schools and his desire to expand in-demand choice programs. More recently, Superintendent Robert Avossa has become the latest Florida district leader to seek greater[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Budgets, digital learning, summer and more

STEM. Students in Orlando’s Pine Hills neighborhood experiment with growing bioluminescent mushrooms. Orlando Sentinel. These 20 public elementary schools excel in science instruction for disadvantaged students. Bridge to Tomorrow. Students at a Lakeland Christian school learn about robotics during a summer workshop. Lakeland Ledger. Budgets. Miami-Dade school officials plan to[Read More…]