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Apr 17, 2014

Get the facts on charter schools

When a letter in the Palm Beach Post attacked charter schools, one reader set the record straight with a list of truths.

Apr 15, 2014

Federal Charter Measure Clears the House

4/15/14 - EDUCATION WEEK - States and districts would be encouraged to help grow high-quality charter schools—and ensure that they enroll and retain English-language learners and students in special education—under a bipartisan bill approved overwhelmingly by the House Education and the Workforce Committee last week. The charter school bill is slated to be on the floor the week of May 5, coinciding with National Charter School week.

Apr 15, 2014

The truth about charter school funding

In recent weeks, inaccuracies have appeared in the media regarding public charter school operations, and funding practices. Here is the truth: public charter schools receive considerably less funding that District-run schools.

Apr 12, 2014

School grades may be put on hold

The Florida Senate unanimously supported a bill (SB 1642) that would paused the issuing of school grades for a year, and overhaul the state's school grading system.

Apr 10, 2014

Charter Schools seek fair contracts from Districts

Charter school supporters were hoping to secure a model contract that would make negotiating with districts easier and a more balanced experience. The bill (SB 1528) has now been stripped down to 2 pages.

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2013-14 Farm to School: Hands-On Chef Training and Smarter Lunchrooms

Oct 1, 2013 - Sep 30, 2014

2013-14 Farm to School: Hands-On Chef Training and Smarter Lunchrooms

Finding it a challenge to meet the new meal pattern requirements of increased vegetables, fruits, and whole grains? Interested in learning a few ways to help entice children to eat healthier and to increase consumption of these healthier items? We have just the thing for you!

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