This Week's Most Read NewsWhite House educational summit invites Seminole County schools superintendent
The superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools will head to the White House next week as the only superintendent in Florida to be invited to President Obama's "ConnectED to the Future" event.Jeb Bush Faces Backlash Over Education Record
Jeb Bush made his mark as Florida's governor by overhauling the state's schools. As he ponders a potential run for president, his education policies "a likely cornerstone of a White House campaign" are drawing fire from critics who argue they place too much emphasis on testing.Florida Board of Education revises school accountability rules
Citing the need for more transparency in its efforts, the Florida Board of Education on Tuesday adopted revised accountability rules that set new oversight categories and update guidelines for when schools must follow turnaround plans.Help wanted setting passing scores for Florida's new tests
Florida will usher in a new series of standardized tests this spring and wants help deciding how to score the new Common Core aligned exams. The process will be similar to the one used to set passing scores for FCAT and the state's end-of-course exams, according to the Florida Department of Education.