Florida’s falling test scores sound the alarm

Florida’s falling test scores sound the alarm By: Patricia Levesque For nearly 20 years, Florida has been a national model in showing how student-centered education policies can improve the grades and lives of students. But sobering news last week has made it clear that policymakers and educators must return to the proven, successful methods that made Florida […]

Valencia Way and the Power of High Expectations

By: Principal Simaran Bakshi Here’s a lesson that students at my school are far too familiar with: if you hear a gunshot, jump in the bathtub. It’s the best way to survive if someone continues shooting into your home. If you grew up in a neighborhood ravaged by crime and violence, then you may have collected your own[…..]