Roll Call: Students Show Up At Closed Charter; Grant Helps Few Lee Students; USF St. Pete Independence?
Lee County students showed up at a closed charter school on the first day of school, in Thursday’s education headlines.
Richard Milburn Academy, shuttered Tuesday, still had crowd at its doorstep – The Lee County school board ordered Richard Milburn Academy closed Tuesday, but students showed up for the first day of classes Wednesday. The Fort Myers News-Press
Special Education Services After High School Uncoordinated, Unmonitored, GAO Finds – Students with disabilities are finding it difficult to access services run by four federal agencies to help students after high school graduation. The Huffington Post
Report: English language learners not making adequate progress in Lee, despite $1 million grant – Few Lee County English language learners had access to programs paid for with a nearly $1 million grant, according to an independent audit. The Naples Daily News
College of Central Florida delays some nursing students – Some College of Central Florida nursing students won’t be able to start as scheduled because the college has been unable to hire a handful of instructors. The Ocala Star-Banner
New USF St. Petersburg leader hears whispers of independence — Tampa Bay Times – USF Poly breaking away this year has some at USF St. Petersburg thinking about independence. The Tampa Bay Times