Tag: teacher evaluations

Florida roundup: Failure factories, school choice, back to school and more

School choice. The school system needs to be tailored to individual students’ needs, Miami-Dade’s superintendent writes in a back-to-school op-ed touting the expansion of the district’s school choice programs. Miami Herald. Duval students return with more choices available. Florida Times-Union. Failure factories. Part two of a Tampa Bay Times investigation[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: PLSAs, teacher evaluations, NCLB and more

Magnet schools. Broward officials consider making some programs all-choice. Sun-Sentinel. School choice. Marion schools move to a new open-enrollment policy. Ocala Star-Banner. PLSAs. A family explains how Florida’s new Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts will help them educate their daughter. EdFly. The program is administered by scholarship funding organizations like Step up[Read More…]

Florida roundup: Tax credit scholarships, school spending, teacher evals & more

Tax credit scholarships. The Tampa Tribune comes down in favor of the expansion bill. The testing issue for tax credit scholarships is complicated. Gradebook. As she has many times before, Jacksonville’s Julie Delegal says valid comparisons to public school students can’t be made when tax credit scholarship students take similar but[Read More…]