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Tag Archives: Florida Department of Education
From an anonymous Florida teacher: Today I got to see the frustration and anger on a kids face. She had finished her essay and was ready to submit, but there wasn’t a submit button. The test was saved and then … Continue reading
From an FDOE press release: Tallahassee, Fla., February 11, 2014 – Florida earned high marks for the percentage of graduates from the class of 2013 who took an Advanced Placement (AP) exam while in high school, earning them a second … Continue reading
The editors of the News Sun blame Tallahassee: After improvement in 2012, this year’s school grades are a major disappointment. The entire state took a step back — 482 schools lost their “A” grades, and 67 more schools are considered … Continue reading
UPDATE at the end A top financial backer of Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education, K12 Inc got into hot water with investors for inflating their claims about student success. Earlier this month, the corporation settled with share-holders. From … Continue reading
While the value of standards is reasonably debated within the education community, the scope and application of them is not. But perhaps it may be time to take a look at where apparently $900 million in federal grant money went and why. … Continue reading