Tag: teacher pay

School funding, teacher pay raises, free speech and more

CARES Funding: Just 10 percent of the $693.2 million from the CARES Act funds available to Florida has been allocated to schools. Hillsborough County schools have received $29 million and only 10 other school districts have received more than $1 million in funds to date. Tampa Bay Times. Computer programing:[Read More…]

Florida Board of Education overturns Palm Beach’s rejection of charter applications

The Florida Board of Education on Wednesday overturned the Palm Beach School Board’s rejection of two charter school applications. The decision followed a recommendation by the Charter School Appeal Commission, which found the School Board did not have good cause to reject the South Palm Beach Charter and Renaissance Charter[Read More…]

Florida schools roundup: Lawsuits, rankings, teacher pay and more

Lawsuits. The Florida Education Association says it will drop one of its school choice lawsuits. Associated Press. News Service of Florida. Palm Beach Post. Saint Petersblog. Scripps/Tribune. Times/Herald. redefinED. Rankings. A change in criteria sends Florida tumbling in Education Week‘s Quality Counts rankings. redefinED. Tampa Bay Times. Orlando Sentinel. Tampa Tribune. Palm Beach Post. Associated Press. Gradebook. StateImpact. WFSU. US News & World Report. Charter[Read More…]