Roll Call: Teacher Of The Year; Less Summer Reading Help; Teacher Training Program Running Out Of Time
A Miami-Dade special education teacher who uses music and dance in his classes is Florida’s top teacher, in Friday’s education headlines.
Carol City special needs teacher is Florida Teacher of the Year – A Miami-Dade special education teachers was chosen Florida Teacher of the Year. In accepting the award he thanked his ‘little dreamers.” The Miami Herald
Manatee County summer reading camps see good results, fewer students – Only students earning the lowest grade on the state reading test are eligible for Manatee County schools summer reading camps this year, and teachers worry students who could benefit are left out. The Bradenton Herald
PAEC’s Teacher Training Program on the Chopping Block – A Panhandle teacher training program must raise money by the end of August to pay for its operations after the program was vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott. WJHG.com
2 Principals Step Down Day After D Grades Released – A Polk County principal says she is stepping down after receiving this year’s school grade. “I have a great staff, and it was disappointing to make a D,” Denison Middle School principal Linda Williams told the Lakeland Ledger. “I’ve been in education 40 years. There comes a point and time when you have to know when to get off the bandwagon.”" The Lakeland Ledger