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Landmark education bill on path for passage this legislative session

A bill that would allow teachers and students to focus on mastery of grade-level skills rather than grades unanimously cleared the Senate Education Committee Tuesday. Filed by Sen. Jeff Brandes (R- St. Petersburg), SB 226 would expand an existing “competency-based” pilot program to any school district that wants to participate.[Read More…]

Mastery-based learning proposal fails in Florida Legislature

Bills expanding a state initiative to help students learn at their own pace fell by the wayside late in Florida’s legislative session. The House approved its version of the “mastery-based learning” bill. But Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, was stymied in multiple attempts to advance the proposal in the Senate. In[Read More…]

Fla. House approves personalized learning bill

The Florida House approved legislation this afternoon that would expand a state initiative to give students choice and help them learn at their own pace. The bill would open a personalized learning pilot program to every district in the state and give participating school districts more flexibility to decide how they award[Read More…]