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New CREDO Study Confirms Charter Schools Pivoted Well During Pandemic

From National Alliance of Public Charter Schools
By Christy Wolfe - February 17, 2022

Earlier this week, Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released new survey-based research illuminating the experiences of charter school leaders in California, New York, and Washington State from the start of the pandemic in March 2020 through the end of the 2020-21 school year. READ MORE

 

 

Education Department Announces $35 Million Competition to
Improve Teacher Quality

From the U.S. Department of Education
Press Office - February 24, 2022

Today, the U.S. Department of Education is posting a Notice Inviting Applications for the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) program, which will award $35 million to bolster teacher preparation programs at the undergraduate or "fifth-year" level (Pre-Baccalaureate Models), as well as teaching residency programs for individuals new to teaching that integrate relevant academic content and meaningful clinical experience (Residency Models). READ MORE

 

HOW DO LAWMAKERS GET LOCAL PET PROJECTS IN THE STATE BUDGET? IT ISN’T EASY OR ALWAYS TRANSPARENT

From The Florida Phoenix
By Diane Rado - February 14, 2022

When lawmakers came to the Capitol in January for the 2022 legislative session, their annual wish list was ballooning with billions of dollars for pet projects that, if approved, could be a goldmine for local constituents. READ MORE

 

DUVAL SCHOOL BOARD EXPLORES INCREASING PROPERTY TAXES TO IMPROVE TEACHER PAY, BOLSTER PROGRAMS

 From News4 Jax

By Travis Gibson - February 15, 2022

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Duval County School Board on Tuesday discussed the possibility of asking voters for a one-mill increase in property taxes to help increase teacher pay and improve arts and athletic programs for students, according to the school district. READ MORE

 

 

5 FLORIDA COLLEGES WILL RECEIVE $10 MILLION TO CREATE CHARTER SCHOOLS FOCUSED ON CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

From American School & University Magazine
By Brooke Just - February 7, 2022

Five Florida colleges will receive $10 million to establish and operate Career and Technical Education charter schools. READ MORE

 
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