Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 1:34 pm
Florida is working toward full implementation of Common Core State Standards by the 2014-15 school year.
The standards set benchmarks for each grade level. And instead of learning a little bit about a lot of things, students will be expected to absorb a lot of information about fewer subjects.
Education Commissioner Tony Bennett says Florida’s transition to Common Core is on schedule.
Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 1:11 pm
The Florida Education Association and National Education Association filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the constitutionality of Florida’s teacher evaluation system.
The system was created under a law passed in 2011 known as Senate Bill 736.
Originally published on Tue March 12, 2013 5:02 pm
Florida’s Senate President says the state’s teacher evaluation system is confusing and should be reworked so teacher ratings more closely match those of the schools they work in.