These Florida public schools beat the odds in the latest school grades

By Travis Pillow Schools that received A’s in Florida’s latest round of school grades while serving large proportions of disadvantaged students tend to share at least one of two features in common: Either they’re charter schools, or they’re located in Miami-Dade County… …School accountability advocates caution this year’s grades are “informational,” and that in a few months, […]

Matters of Choice: Florida – A Hot Spot For School Choice

By Lynn Hatter Florida has become one of the nation’s hot spots for school choice programs. While many ideas may have originated in other states, Florida has adopted them and created a massive alternative system. WFSU-FM’s Lynn Hatter takes a look at the decades-long movement that is school choice in Florida as part of our series, Matters of[…..]

Statement from Patricia Levesque on FL State Board of Education

Tallahassee, Fla – Patricia Levesque, CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education today released the following statement on the Florida State Board of Education’s decision regarding Florida’s School Grading formula. “Florida has become a national leader in student academic improvements, with its most disadvantaged children making the most progress. This came about because our state began[…..]