Personnel note: Rick Scott appoints Ben Gibson to State Board of Education
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed a former aide to the State Board of Education.
Manatee County School Board may ask voters to raise taxes
With Manatee County's electorate approving a 15-year extension of a half-cent sales tax for schools last November, School Board members express conflicting opinions about whether and when they should ask the same voters to endorse an additional property tax.
Pinellas School Board hashes out the details about joining lawsuit against HB 7069
It was the end of a long workshop, and Pinellas County school superintendent Mike Grego had something to say about HB 7069, the controversial education bill loathed by many school districts.
Superintendent does away with it for elementary schools
Daily recess in Florida's public elementary schools is now law. What will that look like when the first bell rings in August? It's still unclear - but it doesn't have to be outside, according to a one-page memo to superintendents that went out last week.