Tag: Pam Bondi

Florida schools roundup: Bathroom rules, opt-out retention, books and more

Bathroom rules: Eleven states are suing the Obama administration over its letter urging school districts to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that conforms to their gender identity or risk losing federal funds. Florida declined to join them, according to a spokesperson for Attorney General Pam Bondi. Gov. Rick Scott says the[Read More…]

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

Note: Today’s roundup is longer than usual. It includes noteworthy Florida education news, blog and opinion pieces that appeared during our holiday break. Our Florida roundups are returning to their usual Monday-through-Friday schedule. Lawsuits. A lawsuit challenging Florida school choice legislation is dismissed.  Associated Press. Miami Herald. Education Week. News Service of Florida. Palm Beach[Read More…]