Tag: Sara Beth Reynolds

Florida schools roundup: Graduation help, religion classes, LGBTQ students and more

Graduation paths: Florida’s high schools are graduating more seniors than ever, but some legislators want to find even more alternative paths to a diploma. “It’s still a big goal of mine,” says state Rep. Ralph Massullo, R-Lecanto, the chair of the House PreK-12 Innovation committee. Several bills have already been filed. One[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Arming teachers suggested, tax collections spike and more

Teachers and guns: Florida should change state law so some teachers can be armed, says the chairman of the state commission investigating the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. “We know from the history of these things that the majority (of school shooters) are[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Superintendent investigated, pay raise request and more

Superintendent investigated: Leon County School Superintendent Jackie Pons is under investigation after “possibly compromising” photos were given anonymously to district officials. The photos apparently show Pons getting into and out of a car with a female district employee in a heavily wooded area. Pons, who lost his bid for re-election[Read More…]