Apr 17, 2014
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
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
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
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 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.