Tag: Pinellas County School District

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…]

Florida schools roundup: Testing, magnet schools, big budgets & more

School choice. Add Voices for Choices to the list of school choice groups in Florida. redefinED. Duval County School District leaders propose a “Public Education Strong” marketing campaign to lure students back from charter and private schools. Florida Times Union. Sunshine State News’s Nancy Smith says women are waiting to[Read More…]