Florida roundup: STEM, expulsions, facilities and more

Accountability. A key House lawmaker sees no support for pausing grades. Gradebook. Expulsions. The mother at the center of a controversial expulsion case is also a public-school teacher, and fears her job could be at risk. Pensacola News-Journal. Discipline. Sarasota considers alternatives to suspensions and other major punishments. Sarasota Herald-Tribune. STEM. Schools[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Testing, charter schools, budgets and more

Testing. State Senators debate the state’s testing validity study. Tampa Bay Times. Miami Herald. Sunshine State News. State education officials answer critics. Palm Beach Post. Gradebook. Proposed cut scores reveal a racial achievement gap. Tallahassee Democrat. Charter schools. Some Palm Beach charters see their funding for students with special needs suddenly[Read More…]