Roll Call: Broward Better At Meeting Class Size Limits; Manatee Sets Search Deadline; #NPREdChat Coming To Miami
Broward County schools want to reduce the fines for failing to meet class size restrictions, in Tuesday’s education headlines.
Broward school district making progress toward reducing class size – “Wary of being slapped with another $66 million fine for violating class-size requirements, the Broward School District said it was making substantial progress toward compliance this year. School officials said 84 percent of all class periods meet the state’s class-size requirements so far — compared with 54 percent last year. They also said 80 percent of the classes not in compliance are only over by one or two students.” The South Florida Sun-Sentinel
With deal OK’d for Gayler, clock ticking for Manatee superintendent – The Manatee County school board is giving itself six months to find a new superintendent. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Miami-Dade Superintendent, teacher join national education forum – Miami-Dade schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and high school teacher Roxanna Elden will be featured on an NPR program focusing on education broadcasting from Miami Wednesday. The Miami Herald