Tag: teacher conduct

Florida roundup: Scholarship accounts, school choice, Common Core and more

Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts. Florida’s newest school choice program officially opened Friday. WCJB. Sentinel School Zone. redefinED. State Sen. Andy Gardiner explains the program on the EdFly. Charter schools. Half a dozen new ones, with a diverse set of offerings, are slated to open in Hillsborough this fall. Tampa Tribune. Tax credit scholarships.[Read More…]

Florida roundup: VAM, tax credit scholarships, charter schools & more

Tax credit scholarships. The Orlando Sentinel editorializes against the proposed expansion, largely using the editorial written by its sister paper, the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Tampa Bay Times columnist John Romano calls it a continuation of the “systematic decimation of Florida public schools.” The Tampa Tribune gives it a thumbs[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Vouchers, fundamental schools, testing & more

Vouchers: Standardized testing would threaten private-school appeal, writes the Orlando Sentinel.  The president of the League of Women Voters of Florida says expanding private scholarships is a further abdication of the state’s responsibility to provide a high quality education to Florida’s children. Orlando Advocate. Fundamental schools: Is St. Petersburg’s fundamental school within[Read More…]