Nearly half of Florida’s VPK students not ready for kindergarten
Nearly half of the children who attended a state-funded voluntary pre-kindergarten program last year were not ready for kindergarten this year, according to the preliminary results of a new test administered last fall.
Duval School Board selects three finalists for superintendent
The board selected Diana Greene, current Manatee County superintendent; Erick Pruitt, area superintendent of Houston schools; and Michael Dunsmore, superintendent of Wayne County schools in Goldsboro, N.C.
Brevard School Board not interested in national search to replace Superintendent Blackburn
Brevard County School Board members agree that a national search to replace outgoing Superintendent Desmond Blackburn would take too long and cost too much money. Instead, the board is leaning toward hiring an internal candidate.
Duval superintendent finalist Dunsmore talks about his collaborative approach to running schools
Superintendent finalist Michael Dunsmore emphasized his special education background, concern for students with challenging lives, and his role as a collaborative school leader who works with the community and the business world to implement new ideas.