Tag: School grades

Florida schools roundup: Charters, religious schools, career ed & more

Charter schools: The Pasco County School Board approves a 15-year contract for Pepin Academies, which caters to students with learning disabilities. Tampa Bay Times. Dayspring Academy, Pasco County’s first charter school, plans to add a ninth-grade class in the 2014-15 school. Tampa Bay Times. Religious schools: A student at Citrus Park[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Charters, magnet schools, Common Core & more

Charter schools: The Tamarac city commission seeks charter proposals for a high school. Sun Sentinel. A Bradenton charter school caters to young boys. Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Magnet schools: A proposal to reopen two Pinellas County elementary schools as technology magnets receives strong support from the school board. Tampa Bay Times. A Hillsborough County middle[Read More…]

FL charter high schools outperform district high schools

Like their elementary and middle school counterparts, Florida charter high schools earned higher concentrations of both A and F grades than district schools, according to the state’s latest school grades report. Just how much higher depends on how you slice it. Bear with us. The latest report, released Dec. 18,[Read More…]