Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 1:20 pm
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Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 3:43 pm
Thousands of Miami-Dade teachers will cast ballots Oct. 30 in a ratification vote on a tentative contract agreement hashed out this month between district negotiators and the United Teachers of Dade.
Originally published on Mon October 28, 2013 11:33 am
Khadejah Gilbert found out she wasn’t quite ready for higher education when she enrolled in Hillsborough Community College.
She's one of many students who had to take brush up in basic subjects before starting her associate of arts degree in liberal arts.
Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 3:40 pm
Sarah Gonzalez / StateImpact Florida
Originally published on Fri October 25, 2013 7:55 pm
A growing number of school districts across America are trying to weave tablet computers, like the iPad, into the classroom fabric, especially as a tool to help implement the new Common Core state standards for math and reading.
In all the attention surrounding the Common Core hearings Florida is holding this week, it would have been easy to miss a curious exchange at Tuesday’s State Board of Education meeting.
Florida is on a shrinking list of states that still allow corporal punishment in schools.
Education Week’s Alyssa Morones looked at how states are grappling with corporal punishment: