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.
Jan 29, 2013
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has released their fourth annual report ranking states against the organization's model charter law. The survey found the top five states with the highest rankings were Minnesota, Maine, Washington, Colorado, and Florida.
Jan 29, 2013
Annual Ranking of Charter School Laws including Quality and Accountability Released Today
Jan 28, 2013
Today there are more than 203,000 students enrolled in public charter schools in the state, and that number continues to grow. However, the funding for a public charter school student’s education continues to be far below what a child attending a district public school receives.
Jan 21, 2013
redefinED - the new definition of public education
Advanced Placement, tutoring oversight, Common Core & more
Jan 16, 2013
Confidence in charter schools continues to grow as evidenced by increased student enrollment statewide. Parents continue to support choice in Florida.
Dec 21, 2012
Dr. Osvaldo Garcia of Passport School and Dr. Ruth Jacoby of Somerset Academy named Charter School Champions of the Year.
Nov 28, 2012
In September 2012, Imagine Charter School at Weston was named a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School. A special celebration will take place on campus on Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m.
Nov 19, 2012
On November 15, 2012 FCPCS hosted a bash to celebrate the charter school movement’s most valuable contributors. Two Florida charter school teachers recognized for exemplary teaching.
Oct 15, 2012
An article in The Miami Herald completely failed to mention that charter school incubation is a model of excellence and is helping many become high quality schools.
Sep 20, 2012
Charter schools are public schools that are held strictly accountable on several levels. And parents are a key to a charter school’s success.
Sep 17, 2012
Tucked away on a college campus is Key West Collegiate Academy (KWCA), a small public charter high school that’s forging an enviable academic trail. At first glance, the classrooms and students who occupy them appear to be just like any another high school in America. Notebooks are out and pencils stand at the ready, but when the lesson begins, all aspects of “just like any other school” go out the window.
Jul 24, 2012
It bothered the Rev. Henry E. Green that, for some African-American boys, going to jail before they reached the age of 20 seemed to be an accepted rite of passage. He watched sadly, correcting wherever and whenever possible, the young boys walking the street with their pants hanging below their buttocks.