Tag: Pinellas County School District

Florida roundup: Teacher quality, charter schools, vouchers and more

Teacher quality. The Duval County school district announces a incentive program to bring more teachers into high-needs areas. Florida Times-Union. WJCT. WJXT. First Coast News. Charter schools. A Broward charter once on the verge of closing can stay open after finding a permanent home. Sun-Sentinel. A former astronaut addresses students at three Lake Wales[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Charter schools, tax-credit scholarships, open enrollment and more

Charter schools. Legislation is on the move. Palm Beach Post. Florida Current. Tax-credit scholarships. Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich opposes the program, while primary favorite Charlie Crist does not take a firm stance on legislation that would expand it. Sunshine State News. Politico mentions Florida’s program in a broadside about public money going to[Read More…]