Tag: Sarasota County School District

Florida roundup: Common Core, magnet schools, best principals & more

Virtual schools. Florida Virtual School is developing an online course for teachers about online teaching. Getting Smart. Magnet schools. Raising re-segregation concerns? ActionNewsJax.com. Career academies. Alachua holds its annual forum. Gainesville Sun. Charter schools. A charter school in Palm Beach County is starting a STEAM Academy. Palm Beach Post. Common[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Common Core, high-tech classrooms, black males & more

Common Core. A new Florida group calls the Common Core standards “monstrous.” Daytona Beach News Journal. Black males. An endangered species in Florida, given the Schott Foundation’s calculation of grad rates. Politics365. Vals and sals. Hernando school board members tell Superintendent Brian Blavatt to reinstate the designations. Tampa Bay Times. Graduation.[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: charter schools, Common Core, school safety & more

Charter schools. The principal of an Imagine charter school that tried to separate from the parent company will leave at the end of the school year, and the school will remain with Imagine, according to a settlement deal, reports the Sarasota Herald Tribune. The Miami-Dade School Board approves contracts for a[Read More…]