Tag: save duval schools

Florida roundup: Where’s the money, teacher turnover, grad rates and more

Financial irregularities. Eighty-five percent of district schools in Palm Beach County show financial irregularities, an audit finds, with some cases involving “thousands of missing dollars, spotty tracking of fundraising cash and outstanding deficits in school funds,” reports the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Teacher turnover. The Pasco district knows it must[Read More…]

Duval County’s critics should give school choice a chance

For whatever reason, Duval County is a hotspot in Florida for criticism about school choice options for low-income students, including, most recently, a biting newspaper column about charter schools. The distinction is odd and disappointing because, for whatever reason, low-income students do particularly poorly there. Low-income students in the Duval school[Read More…]