A bill filed in the Florida House and in the Florida Senate allows Florida school districts to write their own standards provided they are equivalent to or better than the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.
Judge Karen Gievers ordered that some Florida third graders to be promoted where school districts did not allow “a teacher-compiled portfolio.”
The Florida Department of Education yesterday released a list of proposed changes to the Common Core Math and ELA standards. The list that will be considered by the Florida State Board of Education at their February 18th meeting includes 13 changes to the English language arts standards and 33 changes to the math standards. Nine […]
Sandra Stotsky, former Senior Associate Commissioner of Education in Massachusetts and Professor Emerita at the University of Arkansas, released a statement concerning the upcoming summit called by Florida Governor Rick Scott concerning the Common Core State Standards. Stotsky also served on the Common Core validation committee for the English-Language Arts standards and refused to sign […]
The Florida Department of Education reportedly is putting its Common Core tweets on hold. WLRN reports: The Florida Department of Education has put it’s daily tweeting of Common Core State Standards on hold while the agency prepares for a series of public meetings on the math, English and literacy standards. The agency started sending out […]
Dr. Dennis Robinson, the Headmaster of Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, FL and President of the Florida League of Christian Schools, emailed me this afternoon to let me know his guidance counselor received a response about the end-of-course assessment debacle from Florida Governor Rick Scott via the Florida Department of Education: Dear Ms. Hellender: Governor […]