Tag: Rick Scott and achievement gap

HCREO: Florida Board of Education’s race-based achievement goals are “insulting”

Editor’s note: Julio Fuentes, president of the Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options, sent this email blast out earlier today. Governor Rick Scott made the right call in declaring “unacceptable” the race-based achievement goals outlined in the Florida Board of Education’s recently released five-year strategic plan. The Hispanic Council[Read More…]

Florida roundup: charter school heartburn in Pinellas, school choice showcase in Palm Beach & more

Editor’s note: We’re going to try another something new on redefinED today – a brief, occasional and maybe even daily roundup of some of the latest education stories in Florida. We’re based in Florida; many of our readers are in Florida; and so much is going on down here education-wise – so, we think[Read More…]