Tag: Pasco County School District

School choice champion and Florida charter school co-founder announces 2024 run for Pasco County School District superintendent

After several years of serious consideration, John Legg, a former state senator and longtime educator who co-founded one of the first charter schools in the Tampa Bay area, has decided to run for superintendent of the Pasco County School District. “I believe the skillsets I bring are what Pasco County[Read More…]

podcastED: SUFS president Doug Tuthill interviews Pasco County Principal of the Year

On this episode, Tuthill speaks with JoAnne Glenn, one of the nation’s top online learning leaders. In addition to being Pasco’s 2020 Principal of the Year, Glenn earned one of three Digital Principal of the Year awards from the National Association of Secondary School Principals. She is one of the[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Testing, Charlie Crist, tax credit scholarships & more

Tax credit scholarships. Charlie Crist, a staunch supporter of tax credit scholarships in the past, won’t denounce the lawsuit filed by the FSBA and FEA to end the program. Miami Herald. The head of the Florida Association of School Administrators explains his support for the suit. Crestview News Bulletin (Hat[Read More…]

Florida roundup: School choice, digital learning, special needs and more

School choice. Florida’s major school choice legislation officially lands on the governor’s desk. Tampa Bay Times. Sentinel School Zone. Digital learning. Pasco Schools plan to expand a competency-based blended learning program after seeing promising results. Tampa Tribune. Turnarounds. Struggling schools subject to state intervention see mixed results in their first[Read More…]