Jul 16, 2013
NPR's Claudio Sanchez speaks with charter school advocates and opponents about the future of education in America.
Jul 16, 2013
Armando Christian Pérez, aka the rapper Pitbull aka Mr. 305 aka Mr. Worldwide, is starting to look like Mr. Education as well.
The Miami-born son of Cuban exiles is helping build a Little Havana charter school that opens next month and was a featured speaker at the 2013 National Charter Schools Conference in Washington, D.C., where he wowed the crowds.
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Jun 22, 2013
With the signature of Governor Rick Scott, Florida teacher effectiveness will now only be assessed based on outcomes of students in their own classroom, Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog reports.
May 31, 2013
Press release from Governor Rick Scott's office.
May 8, 2013
n Thursday, May 9, State Board of Education member Dr. Ada Armas will visit Youth Co-Op Charter School. The visit is part of a statewide charter school tour by State Board members in celebration of National Charter Schools Week (May 5-11, 2013).
May 8, 2013
The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools has created a state-approved Evaluation System for its members to help them comply with the requirements of Senate Bill 736, the Student Success Act.
Apr 23, 2013
Miami's International Studies Charter High Ranked Among Best High Schools in the Country by US News & World Report - Several Florida Charter Schools Rank among Top in the State
Mar 14, 2013
Three high school students submit the best photo, taken during a photography class.
Feb 25, 2013
On Feb. 25, leaders from the Florida Legislature will be answering your questions at a Town Hall on Session 2013, an event sponsored by Global Integrity.
Feb 22, 2013
Along chart topping hit records and worldwide fame, recording superstar Pitbull now has a one-of-a-kind charter school under his wing. That school is SLAM -- the Sports Leadership And Management Charter School, a tuition-free public charter school scheduled to open in Miami in August 2013.
Feb 19, 2013
The Florida Current
Senate President Don Gaetz gathered about 30 business executives in his conference room Tuesday and urged them to get behind an education bill expected to be filed Wednesday morning.
Feb 15, 2013
redefinED - the new definition of public education
Florida state Sen. John Legg has a slogan ready for a bill he plans to file next week: “It’s not your daddy’s vo-tech.’’
Feb 4, 2013
In an effort to help public charter schools comply with Senate Bill 736 (SB 736), also known as the Student Success Act, FCPCS has developed two comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, evaluation tools.
Jan 30, 2013
Gov. Rick Scott Wednesday said his proposed budget for next year will include a $1.2 billion increase in education that will raise the per pupil spending from $6,386 to $6,800.