Tag: St. Lucie County School District

Florida state board sides with high-performing charter schools on appeal

The Florida Board of Education sided today with three proposed charter schools in Indian River and St. Lucie Counties, overturning attempts by local school boards to stop them from opening. After the decisions, one board member rebuked the school districts for creating roadblocks to new schools, which would replicate existing high-performing Somerset Academy[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Catholic schools, reading, turnarounds and more

Catholic schools. The latest evaluation of Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship program suggests Catholic schools get impressive reading results. The Thomas Fordham Institute’s Ohio Gadfly runs the numbers. Charter schools. A Palm Beach Post columnist rips charter schools. Turnarounds. The EdFly highlights a successful effort to turn around a struggling Central Florida school. Transportation.[Read More…]