Putting Education Reform To The Test

Schools Calendar: Common Core Training; USF Trustees; Charter School Appeals

Florida continues its summer training to prepare teachers and administrators for Common Core, the next generation of curriculum standards and testing. Here’s what else is happening in Florida education this week:

Monday: The University of South Florida Board of Trustees has called an emergency conference call at 3:30. Last week the Florida Board of Governors granted USF’s requested 11 percent tuition increase.

The Common Core Summer Institutes continue, this time in Ft. Lauderdale. Monday through Thursday teachers and administrators will learn about the Common Core requirements and how they will change curriculum and testing in Florida schools.

Thursday: The Florida Charter School Appeal Commission begins two days of hearings on charter school applications denied by local school boards. All six appeals on the agenda are in Palm Beach County.


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