Roll Call: Parents Get Involved With Virtual Schooling; Scott Aide Stepped In On Grades; Concern About Magnet School
Parents find Florida’s virtual school a good option to get hands-on with their child’s education, in Monday’s education headlines.
Parents hold the teaching tools for virtual school – Daytona Beach parents fin the Florida Virtual School and Connection Academy are a good alternative to home schooling. The Daytona Beach News-Journal
Adam Hollingsworth: Gov. Rick Scott’s new right-hand man – Gov. Rick Scott’s new chief of staff intervened when school districts raised concerns that school grades were incorrect. The Tampa Bay Times
John E. Ford’s change to dedicated magnet school questioned – Ducal County school board members are concerned about a converting a K-8 school into an entirely magnet program. The Florida Times-Union
After fatal wrecks some seek return of driver’s education – “Members of the community are banding together asking that a driver’s education course be reinstated in the Bay District school system after three teenagers died in automobile accidents in the past two months.” The Panama City News Herald