Tag: school recognition funds

Schools receive millions in recognition awards, Hurricane Ian updates, classroom grants and more

Around the state: U.S. President Joe Biden announced the formal launch of the federal application for student loan forgiveness, Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded $200 million in School Recognition Awards to public schools, districts rolled out their reopening plans in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, safety issues in Sarasota, and a[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Parent trigger, career academies, Common Core & more

Legislative preview. Parent trigger will be a top education issue, reports the Fort Myers News Press. Common Core. Sen. John Legg files legislation that would require the state to verify that districts have the technological capacity to carry out the switch to Common Core. Gradebook. More from StateImpact Florida. Charter[Read More…]

Florida roundup: FCAT money, charter schools, parent trigger & more

School recognition funds. About 1,700 schools will get about $134 million, reports Gradebook. More from SchoolZone, Miami Herald, South Florida Sun Sentinel, TCPalm.com, Florida Times Union, Naples Daily News. Charter schools. Palm Beach Post: “Palm Beach County has pledged to help a nonprofit charter school sell $10.5 million in mostly[Read More…]