A study released this week shows that Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics for K-12 education, adopted by Florida last year, align with five comparison standards considered “good indicators of college and career readiness.”
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Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis will hear a legal challenge to the ballot title and summary of the state’s “Religious Freedom” amendment today.
A lawsuit recently filed against an amendment that would repeal language in Florida’s constitution banning outright taxpayer funding for religious institutions is also going after provisions in this year’s controversial new elections law.
An effort by Florida legislators to direct more funds to religious institutions by amending the state constitution has incited a legal battle launched by groups all over the state.
The Florida Education Association filed a lawsuit this morning challenging mandatory contributions to state employee pensions, in what is likely “the first of several” legal challenges the union will bring against laws passed this year.
A bill that would increase the number of students in Florida’s K-12 classrooms is making its way through the legislature, even though voters defeated an Amendment that proposed this increase in the November 2010 election.
Last week, the Florida Chamber of Commerce started airing radio ads raising the specter of large-scale union protests in Florida.
The Florida Education Association has organized protests tomorrow in 20 counties to rally opposition to a Senate bill on education that would tie teacher pay to student performance on state assessment tests.